Scholarship assistance is available to the best candidates following audition. These may include generous fee awards and/or help with living costs.

Named Awards include:

  • The Mackintosh Foundation Scholarships
  • The John Thaw Foundation Scholarships
  • The William Newsom Awards
  • The Disney Theatrical Productions Scholarships, for students from minority ethnic backgrounds

Disney Theatrical Productions has funded multiple scholarships for students from minority ethnic backgrounds on the Royal Academy of Music’s world-class Musical Theatre Course

The Royal Academy of Music’s renowned Musical Theatre course has been highly successful in providing a multi-skilled training programme at the highest level in a professional environment. Graduates enjoy outstanding success in major West End shows and international productions. 

Disney Theatrical Productions and the Royal Academy of Music are committed to encouraging greater diversity in the industry and to enabling outstandingly talented artists from minority ethnic groups to take advantage of the world-class training and opportunities the Academy has to offer. The three scholarships were available for the academic year 2017–18.