The AjkunBT Fund Releases Grant and International Exchange Guidelines
The AjkunBT Fund releases the Fiscal Years (FY) 2014-2017 Application Guidance for the Educational Grants Program and the International Exchange Program to assist emerging Dancers in strengthening ongoing projects.
The first deadline, for grants disbursed in 2014, is December 20, 2013. For detailed information visit: www.ajkunbt.org, click Fund on the menu, Dancers from the submenu The Educational Grants Program awards grants to dance students and professionals admitted to further their dance education within Ajkun Ballet Theatre or in one of the associated programs (e.g. Performing in New York, New York Winter Festival, Dance in Italy Festival, etc.). Applicants must be 14 years and above at the time of the audition, citizens of a participating Country, and have mastered a strong technique in ballet. The International Exchange Program awards fund supplements to a professional's own funds towards expenses incurred in living abroad while pursuing studies in a Company's distinctive repertory. To be eligible applicants must be: accepted, but not employed by, in an Internationally recognized European or United States Professional Company, have an extensive documented professional experience in the field, be 18 years and above and successfully partake in the audition process. For guidelines on how to qualify, please visit our online Audition page or email us at Ajkun@aol.com Participating Countries (as of Press Time) are: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (South), Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam.