The Lisa Ullmann Travelling Scholarship Fund

A small charity that provides financial assistance to individuals working in movement and dance in the UK who wish to travel abroad or in the United Kingdom to attend a conference, to pursue a research project or undertake a short course of study in the field of Movement, Dance or studies related to these fields. The fund particularly supports with provision of support for expenses that are incurred through travel costs. 

Last updated on 5 June 2020

Who is eligible?

To be eligible to apply for the fund please ensure that:

  • you are an individual working in an area of movement and dance who wishes to travel abroad or in the UK for the purpose of education development (open to choreographers, performers, lecturers, teachers, writers, therapists, administrators, producers and related professionals).
  • you are at least 18 years of age and have been a resident in the UK for at least 5 years at the time of the application. 
  • your travel originates in, and returns to, the UK.

Applications are welcome from UK residents aged over 18 irrespective of nationality, gender or previous training.

Please note: -

  • funds are available for travel costs only, applications for assistance with course fees or conferences costs will not be considered.
  • funds are not eligible for travel relating to 'long courses' extending one, two or three years, including most diplomas, degrees and post-graduate courses.

For more information on how to apply:

How to apply?

Full information on how to apply can be found on the website:

Some useful points to consider:

  • Innovative programmes of professional development which clearly relate to your professional work and interests will have a greater chance of success. We prefer to fund plans which are more individually tailored; build on the applicant’s previous experience, develop or enhance collaborations and which demonstrate significant benefits in terms of the applicant’s artistic and/or career development;
  • Your application will need to show enthusiasm, passion and commitment;
  • Your project should be well thought through, be well structured and have clear aims and there should be evidence of some preliminary research where appropriate;
  • Your application will need to show how the experience of travelling to undertake your project will aid your, professional and / or artistic development;
  • Your application should explain how the resulting skills and knowledge will inform your future practice.

Contact details

C/O Charlton Associates
16 Berkeley Mews , High Street
GL50 1DY

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