The Stage/Emil Dale Academy scholarship winners 2017
Sam Hull, 19, from Stevenage in Hertfordshire, has won a full scholarship (worth a total of £22,200) to attend the Emil Dale Academy as part of The Stage Scholarships. He will be attending the school’s three-year musical theatre diploma course.
Sam said: “Winning this scholarship means more than anything to me – it’s a reminder that when you’re dying in technique classes for 30-plus hours a week, the hard work will pay off. I am so grateful to Emil Dale Academy for this opportunity and I hope I will make the school and my family proud.”
Benjamin Kempton, 16, from Berrow in Somerset, has won a full scholarship for the two-year BTec course (worth £7,600).
Benjamin said: “Being awarded a scholarship to Emil Dale was undoubtedly a moment I won’t ever forget. I felt so privileged to have been awarded such an opportunity. Since I was little, being on stage just felt right, and Emil Dale has allowed me to pursue this. It is completely the right school for me and I cannot thank The Stage and the school enough.”
The Emil Dale Academy has also awarded three part scholarships to the following recipients:
Joe Churms, 18, from Stevenage in Hertfordshire, has won a part scholarship towards the three-year musical theatre diploma course (worth £13,200).
Joe said: “I am grateful to have been awarded the scholarship. Without this, I would not have been able to continue my training at Emil Dale Academy. I am very excited for the challenges and new experiences that the next three years will offer me.”
Caitlin McNally, 18, from Wootton in Bedfordshire, has won a part scholarship towards the three-year musical theatre diploma course (worth £7,200). Caitlin said: “I am very grateful to have been given this scholarship to continue my training at the academy. There is a real family atmosphere and I cannot wait to continue my journey.
“The course content looks outstanding and the teachers are really inspirational. I am so thrilled to be given this opportunity and I’m excited to see what the future holds.”
Nina Beckwith, 18, from Shefford in Bedfordshire, has won a part scholarship towards the one-year foundation Gap Year course (worth £2,800).
Nina said: “This scholarship allows me to follow my dreams and I’m forever grateful for the opportunity. I wouldn’t have been able to continue my training without it.”