Dance and drama gets Pounds 17 million boost

December 4, 1998

Nearly 2,500 dance and drama students will benefit from a Pounds 17 million government-funded scholarship programme over the next three years. Higher and further education minister Baroness Blackstone said the initiative, starting next September, means cash awards for 820 students a year, an increase in average publicly-funded fee support from Pounds 4,800 a year to Pounds 6,000 and special help for people from low income families. Baroness Blackstone said that there will also be new high-level qualifications for dance and drama students amid evidence that some who complete courses do not receive recognised qualifications.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments