Judges L to R
Hao Bin, Patricia Barker, Lisa-Maree Cullum, Richard Bowman
Rench Soriano (B) Lily Sophia Dashwood (Junior) Kohana Williams (A)
Alfie Shacklock (Gailene Stock winner)
Junior Winner - Lily-Sophia Dashwood VIC
A Group Winner - Kohana Williams -Auckland
B Group Winner - Rench Soriano
NZSD Int student from Philippines
Gailene Stock Winner - Alfie Shacklock - QLD
The following information is a GUIDELINE only as unprecedented circumstances will always challenge us to be flexible within the terms set out.
AHA Awards is a career platform for young Australasian dancers 11-18 years to further their dance studies within Australasia or abroad. Scholarships, airfares & Cash Awards are available only to successful AHA Awards contestants who enter the competition. Travel Grant for airfares to attend your scholarship is only available to those traveling OUT of their own country & available to ALL scholarship recipients regardless of whether a a prelim, 1/4 semi or finalist. Airfares are NOT included for winners of YAGP or AGP entries as they are not training scholarships. Your prize money is to cover the airfares.
Contestants who enter this event are expected to honour their scholarship prize but If unable to take a scholarship you MUST inform both scholarship sponsor & AHA immediately or within first 2 weeks after event so it can be transferred.
Step 1) All scholarship recipients must email scholarship sponsor & CC in AHA plus current school within 2 weeks of event to organise dates. The scholarship MUST be taken within 12 months of event. The Scholarship course must be completed as offered. Please CC in AHA for all correspondence re your scholarship. firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 2) Helloworld are our trusted travel brokers & only this quote will be accepted. If you live in NZ: Joanna Devereux Hm +64 (4) 3844053 M: 0210787736 email@example.com If you live in Aust: Cindy Lee +61 (2) 9621 2444 firstname.lastname@example.org Complete application form - scan & email to AHA for approval before purchasing airfare from Helloworld. AHA Awards will pay up to NZ$2,500 towards your airfare costs. Airfare must be purchased at least three (3) months prior to your planned scholarship attendance date & sooner if possible to get the best rate. If the recipient is injured after you have paid for your airfares then please use your travel insurance to transfer the flight to a later time after arranging with the scholarship school & informing AHA.
Step 3) After recipient has attended the scholarship & sent AHA a review - the airfare on your application form will be paid - provided quote has been pre-approved by AHA. Review of recipient's scholarship is compulsory & must be emailed to AHA Awards within one month post scholarship attendance. All scholarship recipients must email their review whether they received a travel grant or not. Details & template at top right on this page. Airfares will not be paid until the Scholarship is completed & we have received your review with Jpg photo for the Scholarship Sponsor & our website news. A review template is on Updates page with other reviews as examples. Approx 50 words on email plus external jpg photo attached preferably taken at scholarship venue.
ACCOMMODATION: Scholarship sponsors offering home stay or dorm accommodation is for recipient ONLY. If a parent chooses to accompany their child then the parent is responsible for their OWN accommodation costs & arrangements.
PLEASE ensure you apply for a travel visa in USA (if needed) before applying for a travel grant. Travel Insurance is essential.
TRAVEL INSURANCE: Link for NZ - ONE COVER
Please include quote from following
HELLOWORLD broker NZ
Contact Joanna email@example.com
Contact Cindy Lee - firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 GRAND FINALS
TUTOR RAFFLE DRAW
L - Host Martin James - Former principal Royal Danish Ballet
R - Raffle drawer Abigail Boyle former principal Royal NZ Ballet
Above -2019 Grand Finals Presentation Children -11 girls & 11 boys - Fiona Haines Dance Academy