foundation  /faʊnˈdeɪ.ʃən/  n.
An organisation that has been created in order to provide money for a particular group of people in need of help or for a particular type of study

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The MGA Foundation is currently accepting applications for the following training periods:

  • For part-time training and individual opportunities support
  • For full-time training support for students starting their training in September 2021.

Please provide us with the name of the education provider you attend or have applied to:

What other financial support (if any) do you have? Have you applied to any other grant awarding bodies for support?

Please provide two references in support of your application. A referee is someone who can tell us a bit more about you: it could be a teacher who knows you well, a youth theatre leader or a director you have worked with. Please give us the names, addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers of two such persons who would be willing to support your application. Prior to Stage Two, the MGA Foundation will contact one or both to obtain a reference.

How can we help?

The MGA Foundation considers applications to help with…

  • Youth theatre projects
  • Summer schools and holiday camps
  • One-off workshops
  • Part-time courses
  • Full-time courses (CDET-accredited)

Are you eligible?

To be eligible for financial assistance from the MGA Foundation you must be…

  • living in Scotland at the time of application
  • able to demonstrate a genuine financial need
  • willing to attend an audition and interview
  • demonstrate a potential to excel within the performing arts
  • able and willing for us to contact and request a reference from your proposed training provider
  • willing to commit to supporting the work of the MGA Foundation throughout your future career