INSPIRE 14+ Dance Scholarship Biennial event and awards

Entries open on the 1st April 2024

(see below for more information and to enter)


INSPIRE offers 3 awards

  • The INSPIRE Award – $8,000
  • The Elvira Macrae Award – $6,000
  • The Alexander Grant Training Award – $4,000

Each of the Finalists are awarded The Gloria Macrae Finalists’ award of $500

Candidates perform:

  • An open class of 1.5 hours
  • Two Studies
  • A classical variation chosen from the listed classical 19th Century repertoire variations
  • The RAD Centenary Variation, choreographed by Sarah Foster-Sproull

8-10 finalists are selected to perform their classical variation and the RAD Centenary Variation again in the evening.

Entry Information

Entry Information regarding the rules and conditions of our INSPIRE 14+ Dance Scholarship and entry form will be available 1st April 2024
Inspire 14+ Dance Scholarship Entry Information

Music for studies and variations

The INSPIRE 14+ Dance Scholarship comprises an Open Class, two Studies, a Classical Variation and the RAD Centenary Variation. The Classical Variation is chosen from…
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Centenary Variation

View the video for the choreography and music for the Centenary Variation which candidates will perform as part of the Inspire 14+ Dance Scholarship.  …
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Criteria for Judging

Students will be judged throughout the class, studies and variations on their ability to show the following interrelated elements, all of which make up the…
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Rules and Conditions

Details regarding rules and conditions for our INSPIRE 14+ Dance Scholarship Entry Requirements Applicants are eligible to enter INSPIRE provided they: are current members of…
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