Audition fee waivers for new undergraduate applicants from low income backgrounds
Lewisham Southwark College, Junior Trinity, Trinity Laban CAT
Under the terms of our progression agreement with Lewisham Southwark College, we waive entrance audition fees for students auditioning from its BTEC Performing Arts programme for the BA Contemporary Dance.
Audition fees are also waived for income-related bursary holders applying from Junior Trinity and the Trinity Laban Dance CAT (Centre for Advanced Training).
Applicants from low-income backgrounds
The Conservatoire will also consider offering free audition/interview places to Contemporary Dance, Music and Musical Theatre programme applicants from low-income backgrounds who may not otherwise be able to make an application.
Interested applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- Current UK Resident
- Applying to an undergraduate programme (ISP Foundation, BA (Hons), BMus (Hons) degrees)
- New to Higher Education (no previous degree or any other Higher Education-level qualifications)
In addition, one of the following criteria also needs to be met:
The applicant and/or the household where the applicant has permanent residence is in receipt of one or more of the following:
- Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
- Income Support
- Housing Benefit
- Council Tax support (not just the single person reduction)
- Income-based Employment Support Allowance
- Personal Independence Payments (PIPs)
- Pension credit (guaranteed element only) with an award notice showing annual gross household income of less than £25,000
- Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit or Universal credit with an award notice showing annual gross household income of less than £25,000
- Full-time carers allowance
- The applicant is under 18 and in residential or foster care
In order to qualify, please provide evidence to the Admissions Team.