FUNDING / AWARDS
We keep fees for all our courses to a minimum. Our fees work out to around half the price similar courses with nearly double the contact hours. We are not an elitist school and believe everybody should be given a chance to train with us if they audition successfully. We offer payment plans which spread the costs over 12 months. Many of our students have successfully been granted funding from private companies to help support them at our College.
Level 3 Diploma
if aged between 16 - 19 This fully funded Dance course is your answer. All cost are covered by the government in this course.Although the course is free, additional charges for trips, uniform, compulsory workshops etc will be charged.
Phoenix Starr operates its own scholarship scheme. Scholarships are given at the discretion of the directors and are monitored termly to ensure that students given awards remain committed and focused. Phoenix Starr reserve the right to withdraw scholarships should a student fall below the standard expected.
SPONSORSHIP & CHARITABLE TRUSTS
Students may also consider trying to obtain some form of sponsorship from local or large businesses or applying to one of the many charitable trusts that have been known to help students who wish to gain a career in performing arts.
There are various funding methods available to students and their parents. At present Phoenix Starr operates its own Scholarship and Fee Assisted program.
FEE ASSISTED PLACES
These are also given entirely at the discretion of the directors. Students given such awards can be offered various discounts to the current term fees. The amount of an award can vary from student to student and can be based on a number of influencing factors such as ability, commitment, background.
Fee Assisted places as with scholarships can be removed immediately should a student fail to attain the standards required by Phoenix Starr.
Through multiple fundraising activities, Phoenix Starr operates an internal fee reduction scheme. This takes into account both employability potential and financial circumstance. The bursaries are awarded to selected Diploma students who demonstrate their potential at the audition.
Career development loans
Professional and Career Development Loans are bank loans to pay for courses and training that help with your career or help get you into work.
You may be able to borrow between £300 and £10,000.
Loans are usually offered at a reduced interest rate and the government pays interest while you’re studying.hh