Becas

Las restricciones financieras pueden impedir que muchos futuros profesores de baile asistan a la Escuela de Verano, organicen clases para formar a profesores o eventos de baile locales, o participen en otras  actividades RSCDS ¡No hay que desesperar! RSCDS ofrece un número de generosas becas y planes de subvención para ayudar, en concreto del Fondo Jean Milligan Memorial (JMMF).

Asistir a eventos

Se ofrece un número de becas para cubrir el coste de alojamiento y tasas de curso en eventos y escuelas de baile (mas las tasas de examen cuando sea aplicable). Algunas de ellas se ofrecen incluso a no-miembros.

Los gastos de viaje no están cubiertos; no obstante, el Fondo Susi Mayr de la Filial Internacional RSCDS ofrece becas que pueden cubrir los gastos de viaje; la finalidad del Fondo es mucho más amplia, y se recomienda a los participantes  que se informen.

Becas para la Escuela de Verano

Existe una gama de becas para miembros que asistan a la Escuela de Verano. Las solicitudes deberán enviarse antes de mediados de noviembre para la Escuela de Verano del año siguiente. Para más información, consultar el impreso de solicitud o las secciones más abajo.

Unless applying to attend a teaching certificate course, the funding will be for up to a maximum of one week’s residency at Summer School. 

  • The Derek & Maureen Haynes Memorial Fund Award for young dancers, teachers and musicians, aged 35 and under 
  • One Alastair Aitkenhead Scholarship for young dancers aged 16-25
  • One additional Alastair Aitkenhead Scholarship, for young dancers (including non-members) aged 12-16
  • The John Duckett Scholarship, which gives preference to young dancers aged 16-25
  • The Kitty McLaughlin Award for those wishing to attend the Musicians’ Course
  • The Porter's Bequest for Summer School attendees from the Maritime Provinces (Canada)

Please note - scholarship applications for Summer School 2022 are now closed.

Existen becas disponibles para quienes deseen cursar el Certificado de Profesor Parte 1 (Unidades 2 y 3), o Parte 2 (Unidad 5), en la Escuela de Verano. Entre estas becas está la Beca Duncan McLeod, que da preferencia a quienes se preparan para ser profesores, en concreto de educación física. Las becas cubren las tasas de alojamiento, curso y examen.

Las solicitudes deben ser firmadas por el solicitante, por quien lo propone, y por quien apoya la solicitud (los dos últimos, miembros de RSCDS), y deberán incluir una carta de recomendación del comité de la Filial o de un profesor cualificado RSCDS.

Los solicitantes seleccionados deberán estar inscritos para asistir a la Escuela de Verano antes del 31 de enero del año de asistencia, y deberán presentar un informe sobre su experiencia (máximo 500 palabras) hacia el 1 de septiembre siguiente, que podrá ser publicado, en su totalidad o en parte, por RSCDS. La fecha límite para las solicitudes suele ser mediados de noviembre. Para más información, ver impreso de solicitud.

The Society typically offers up to four scholarships to assist overseas teacher candidates to travel to schools outside Scotland. For more details and to apply please contact info@rscds.org.

Spring Fling is an event for dancers aged 35 or under. Five scholarships to attend Spring Fling are typically offered annually by the Youth Services Committee. who select the recipients.

The scholarships are open to members of the RSCDS and to non-members. Applicants should be under 35 and preference will be given to those under 25. Only residential (accommodation) and course fees are covered by the Scholarships; travelling expenses are not covered. 

The application should be supported by a short statement from the applicant under 'Reasons for Application', outlining the financial need and stating briefly why the applicant wants to attend Spring Fling. 

The form should be signed by the applicant and a proposer. The proposer may be another dancer, a dance teacher, or a member of the RSCDS. 

The proposer should submit a brief statement in support of the applicant, which should be enclosed with the application form. The Youth Services Committee will be responsible for selecting the recipients from the applications received. 

If successful, it is a condition of the award that a short report, maximum 500 words, must be submitted to the Youth Services Committee by 1st June in the year of the award. The report, or extracts from it, may be featured in the Scottish Country Dancer or published on the RSCDS website or social media platforms. 

Please note - scholarship applications for Spring Fling 2022 are now closed.

 

Derek and Maureen Haynes were, as individuals and as a couple, a wonderful asset to Scottish Dancing. They were both superb dancers and gifted teachers and, in Derek’s case, an ingenious dance devisor. They gave freely of their time and talents to encourage others to enjoy this activity we all love.

Following Derek’s death in 2005, Maureen generously set up The Derek Haynes Annual Scholarship and many young dancers have benefited from this opportunity of a scholarship to attend Summer School.

Derek Haynes qualified as an RSCDS teacher and, although based in Lancashire, taught classes throughout the UK and abroad. Derek is probably best known as a dance devisor. He published 63 dances in The Carnforth Collection, Volumes 1-6, printed and collated by Derek and Maureen and sold in aid of Imperial Cancer Research Fund. In 2003 Derek was awarded the RSCDS Scroll of Honour.  

Born in Stenness in Orkney, Maureen moved with her family, first to Lanarkshire and later to a farm near Doncaster. She qualified as a Science Teacher in Durham and it was during this time she started Scottish Country Dancing. By the early 1980’s Maureen was Senior Mistress at Ryedale Comprehensive in North Yorkshire and it was here that she met Derek. 

They married in 1983 settling in Nether Kellett, between Lancaster and Kendal. Whilst Derek was alive, Maureen was often asked if she taught. Her constant reply was “one teacher in the family is enough” and, sad though it was when Derek died in 2005, it allowed Maureen to come out from his shadow and become a truly great and inspirational teacher of Scottish Country Dancing for the NW Craven Branch of RSCDS.  

Maureen’s skilled tutoring leaves an important legacy of 13 fully qualified teachers who will pass on her knowledge to the next generation.  As well as teaching in the South Lakes and Yorkshire Dales she was sought-after for workshops and day schools across the UK and worldwide.

In 2018 Maureen was awarded the RSCDS ‘Scroll of Honour’. Following her death in 2019, She left a very generous legacy to the RSCDS which has added significant funds to the Derek Haynes Memorial fund and now their combined legacy will allow many more young people (aged 35 and under) to attend Summer School as a participant on either dancing or music courses or to train as a Scottish Country Dance teacher.

The JMMF offers a limited number of individual member scholarships in addition to various funding support opportunities for Branches. For more information on the JMMF please click the link below.

Jean Milligan Memorial fund

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Las restricciones financieras pueden impedir que muchos futuros profesores de baile asistan a la Escuela de Verano, organicen clases para formar a profesores o eventos de baile locales, o participen en otras  actividades RSCDS ¡No hay que desesperar! RSCDS ofrece un número de generosas becas y planes de subvención para ayudar, en concreto del Fondo Jean Milligan Memorial (JMMF).

Asistir a eventos

Se ofrece un número de becas para cubrir el coste de alojamiento y tasas de curso en eventos y escuelas de baile (mas las tasas de examen cuando sea aplicable). Algunas de ellas se ofrecen incluso a no-miembros.

Los gastos de viaje no están cubiertos; no obstante, el Fondo Susi Mayr de la Filial Internacional RSCDS ofrece becas que pueden cubrir los gastos de viaje; la finalidad del Fondo es mucho más amplia, y se recomienda a los participantes  que se informen.

Becas para la Escuela de Verano

Existe una gama de becas para miembros que asistan a la Escuela de Verano. Las solicitudes deberán enviarse antes de mediados de noviembre para la Escuela de Verano del año siguiente. Para más información, consultar el impreso de solicitud o las secciones más abajo.

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