Laurence Olivier Bursary

For a student progressing from second to third year on any BA (Hons) Acting course.

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is pleased to announce the continuation of the Laurence Olivier Bursary.

The Laurence Olivier Bursary was established by Society of London Theatre in 1987 to commemorate the 80th Birthday of Laurence Olivier, one of the greatest British actors of the 20th century.

Laurence Olivier was keen to help young actors who had the potential to make a major contribution to British theatre and the Laurence Olivier Bursary aims to help students who have considerable talent but are facing financial difficulties in completing their studies.

The Laurence Oliver Bursary aims to help students progressing from second to third year on any BA (Hons) Acting course who are suffering financial hardship.

COURSES: Second-year students studying on BA (Hons) Acting (all courses) - Acting, Acting (CDT) and Acting (Musical Theatre), who are progressing to their third year.

ELIGIBILITY: Home/EU/Overseas.


APPLICATION DETAILS: All eligible students will be contacted in the Summer Term with details on how to apply. Applicants will need to demonstrate their financial need, commitment to the course and state what the funds will be used for.