Financial assistance 2021/22

No potential student should be deterred from applying to The Royal Ballet School due to lack of financial means. The Associate programme is generously supported by donors to offer means tested financial support to qualifying families for; course fees, uniform costs and travel bursaries.

Qualifying households have a gross income under £50,000, and means tested support for fees and uniform ranges from 10% to 90%.

More information on the specifics of how to apply for 2021/22 financial assistance including uniform and travel bursary will be provided by the end of June.

Please note: parents or guardians must apply for financial assistance each year, and must supply the new supporting documents relevant for that year’s application. Failure to provide the supporting documents precludes us from being able to process your application. Please note that this year we will be unable to process any means testing applications that are received after 18 July 2021.

If your financial circumstances change during the year please contact [email protected] to discuss matters further. We may be able to help if we are aware of the situation. All conversations with the Finance team are strictly confidential.

Evidence you need to complete a financial assistance application form

If employed:

  • P60
  • March 2021 payslip
  • P11D (if applicable)

If self-employed:

  • Self-assessment tax return 2020-21 or a copy of your business accounts.

If divorced or legally separated:

  • Statuary child maintenance

Other income:

  • Benefits correspondence
  • Any other evidence of income as required