BBM Youth Support
Award for Drama

Amanda Sullo in London.jpg

Are you interested in travelling overseas and developing your skills?

Applications are now open for the BBM Youth Support Drama Award. This exciting award offer the successful applicant $8,000 to trabel overseas to develop their skills and widen their international networks.

The award is available to talented artists who demonstrate the required level of skill and the willingness to use their experience to develop not only themselves but the wider industry and community.

The BBM Youth Support Award for Drama is a once in a lifetime opportunity. The Award is open to artists living in NSW or the ACT and aged under 24 years at the time of travel. Please check you are eligible to apply here.


Previous recipients have included Clare Chapman, Amanda Sullo, Gabrielle Paananen, Christie Woodhouse, Madison Chippendale, Janie Gibson, Grant Moxom, Malcolm Whittaker and Julia Kelly. Travelling Scholarship winners have had the chance to intern, meet and/or train with the likes of Reckless Sleepers, Blast Theory, Lone Twin and Forced Entertainment.

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Further information:

The applicant must select the Drama Award category and you will need the following items before you start your online application:

  • a copy of your passport if you have one OR other evidence of citizenship/residency e.g. birth or citizenship certificate
  • 2 written references (1 professional & 1 personal - not a family member)
  • 2 photographs (1 head shot & 1 performance shot)
  • a description of why you want this Award, what you want to achieve with it and how it will help you to develop in your chosen field (PDF file).
  • a comprehensive plan outlining your proposed activities (PDF file).
  • a performance recording (3-5 minutes long)
  • a video of yourself telling us why you should receive this Award (under 1 minute long, phone video quality is fine)

Applications submitted to the Drama Award will be assessed by PACT staff, an external advisor and a previous winner. You may be required to undertake a personal interview with the selector/committee via phone.

Final ratification of all scholarships is at the discretion of BBM Youth Support.

 Travel must commence before 30 June 2019.

For more information about BBM and this award


Image: Amanda Sullo in London, 2017 BBM Youth Support Awardee for Drama