Alasdair Cameron Scholarship
Awarded by University of Glasgow
The Alasdair Cameron Scholarship exists to support the creation of a piece of performance by a recent graduate or senior student of Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow. The Scholarship commemorates the life of Dr Alasdair Cameron, a Theatre Studies graduate, lecturer and senior lecturer, who died in 1994. Alasdair, a leading authority on Scottish theatre and drama, was an influential and inspiring teacher and well-respected colleague whose commitment to the Department and its students is celebrated in this scholarship. The production supported by the Scholarship should be mounted for at least two showings at the University of Glasgow (in one of Theatre Studies’ performance spaces or elsewhere on campus). The production should involve students from Theatre, Film and Television Studies (TFTS), but can also include personnel from outwith TFTS and the University.
To be eligible applicants must: • Be a recent graduate or senior student of Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow • Produce a piece of performance mounted for at least two showings at the University of Glasgow Preference will be given to proposals demonstrating the following: – innovation, experimentation and inventiveness – a clear and compelling vision of why the production/project should take place – evidence that the production/project will be of benefit to the applicant(s) at this stage in his/her (their) career(s) – participation in the ongoing development of a culture of ‘practice as research’ in the Subject Area – previous experience of applicant(s) – evidence of relevant skills and expertise necessary to deliver the project – a clear and realistic budget – evidence of good project management Please note: Funding will not be available to projects that are to be formally assessed as a part of degree work. However, funding can be sought for work that builds on or evolves work begun within the curriculum.
To request an application form please contact Dr Anselm Heinrich, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies. Applications marked for the attention of the Head of Theatre Studies must be submitted to the TFTS Office in the Gilmorehill Centre by 12 noon on the 3rd May 2017. Three copies of applications are required. Applications will only be accepted in hard copy. No late submissions will be considered. Please contact the following for the application form: Dr Anselm Heinrich Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies direct line 0141 330 6804 fax 0141 330 4142
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