Since 2010, together with our sponsors, the NAPTA Trust have been awarding scholarships annually to assist applicants with their performing arts education development.

Mission of the Trust
To offer financial assistance for a recognised course of study or programme in the areas of education - performing arts, music, dance and drama.

NAPTA Scholarships - 2024

Applications have closed

With thanks to the generosity of our sponsors Geoff Clews and iTICKET, the NAPTA Trust is excited to offer over $4,000 worth of support. There will be two Patron’s John Antony Scholarships of $1500 each and a further iTICKET Scholarship of $1,000. The NAPTA Charitable Trust are now accepting applications!.

2024 Scholarships will be directed towards those within our theatre community who are furthering their theatrical education. The awards will acknowledge, in particular, perseverance, resilience, and initiative in finding or creating an outlet for their craft.

Previous winners applied for scholarships for the following reasons:
  • Performing arts exams and competition fees
  • Hosting workshops and seminars for the theatre community
  • Education costs e.g. University fees, relocation expenses, short courses
  • Study related materials
  • Successful applicants have included: performers, educators, creatives, musicians, technical crew

There are 3 sections to the application
  • Applicant's Details
  • Scholarship Application
  • Conditions
Upon completion of your application we ask that you please email us a headshot of yourself to This may be shared during the event, used in correspondence with our membership, and it may also be used in our Social Media platforms, including, but not limited to, Instagram and Facebook.

Please ensure that you take the time to complete the application in full with as much detail as possible.

All applications are due before 5pm Friday 8th of March 2024. Recipients will be announced at the 2023 iTICKET NAPTA Awards, on Saturday 23rd March 2024.

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Scholarship Recipients
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Thank you to our 2023 Season Sponsors:

Event Partners
iTICKET Geoff Clews, Barrister

Award Sponsors

G&T Productions Amici Trust Musical Theatre New Zealand

Origin Theatrical BodyFX The Costume Queen

Event Sponsors