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The Paulette Carson Scholarship

The Paulette Carson Scholarship was established by the will of Paulette Berthe Carson who died in 2003. Paulette had a love of ballet from childhood and during her life she taught ballet to children of the British royal family and performed at the Moulin Rouge in Paris. She wished to help and inspire young ballet dancers and she established the scholarship in order to provide young classical ballet dancers with the opportunity to fully realise their ambitions and dreams. There are 2 full scholarships valued at $6,000, and a partial scholarship worth $3,500 available.


Important dates

Opens: 1-03-2022 Closes: 1-04-2022

Applies to

Domestic International Undergraduate Coursework

At a glance

  • This scholarship is open to current ECU students.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to AskUs.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, NZ citizen, or International student;
  • have completed the Advance Diploma of Dance (Elite performance) at WAAPA and be enrolled in 1st year of ECU Bachelor of Dance;
  • have and maintain an academic progression status of GOODSTANDING;

How to apply

Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.

Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words explaining their current financial circumstances and how their personal circumstances would benefit from receipt of this Scholarship.

Selection Process

Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.

Selection will based on:

  • Content of Personal Statement
  • Previous years marks

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