Alana Haines Australasian Awards
The AHA Awards is the largest in Australasia and has a significant impact on the dancers - often launching them onto the world stage. 2019 event will be larger than ever taking up to 600 contestants from throughout Australasia who will compete for $450,000 Awards including prestigious international scholarships.
Your support will make this prestigious event memorable
If you need more background to the Awards here is the place to look.
CASH AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
All 22 finalists - 11 from 'Junior Scholars' & 11 from 'Supreme Awards' A & B sections combined will win cash awards plus training scholarships. Scholarship Sponsors have been asked to include accommodation for recipient where possible. Airfares for recipient only will be paid by AHA Awards if the Scholarship is out of their country.
AHA Awards will pay all airfares to both Junior & Supreme Finalists so they can attend their scholarship if it is out of their country. Scholarship Sponsors have been asked to include accommodation (home stay/dorm/other) for recipient only if at all possible.
All Finalists will need to apply via application form at least 3 months prior to attending their scholarship which must be attended within 12 months of the previous event. Applications for AHA for recipient airfare requires 2 airline quotes scanned. It is compulsory to send AHA a word doc scholarship review (or written on email) plus JPG photo re the Scholarship they attended. All recipient reviews will be posted on our website - see Updates Page
Please assist our talented young Australasian dancers receive inspirational training & experience.
Registered Charitable Trust No: CC34088
The AHA Awards is a registered non-profit organization run by volunteers & so all proceeds go back to the dancers. This is invaluable advertising for any dance related business as your logo & link to your homepage will be displayed on our website & remains there indefinitely if your sponsorship is ongoing. . Our website also creates interest between events with recipient scholarship reviews & career updates plus other significant international dance news. Program adverts are reserved strictly for Sponsors.
Your donation will assist young dancers' careers to inspire & foster excellence within the arts while providing a valuable career platform for our top young dancers at a crucial stage in their lives.
We are proud to offer contestants a world class International jury & training scholarships
International Scholarships are listed In alphabetical order.
Bottaini Merlo International Center of Arts - Munich Germany
Canada's National Ballet School - Toronto Canada
Central School of Ballet - London UK
Ecole Superieure de France de Cannes - Cannes France
Elmhurst Ballet School - Birmingham UK
English National Ballet School - London UK
Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier - Hamburg Germany
Houston Ballet - Texas USA
Melbourne City Ballet - Australia
Napa Valley Ballet - California USA
New Zealand School of Dance - Wellington
Paris Opera Ballet - Paris France
Rambert School of Ballet & Contemporary Dance - London
Royal Danish Ballet School - Copenhagen Denmark
Royal Winnipeg Ballet School - Canada
San Francisco Ballet School - USA
Stuttgart Ballet's John Cranko School - Germany
Texas Ballet Theater - Fort Worth Texas
The Australian Ballet School - Melbourne
The Harid Conservatory - Florida USA
The McDonald College - NSW Australia
Queensland Ballet - QLD Australia
Vitacca Vocational School for Ballet - Houston USA
(Scholarships yet to be confirmed for 2019)
Please Support Us
We are always grateful for the support that our sponsors and patrons offer the AHA Trust and the Alana Haines Awards.
Sponsors/donations will be acknowledged in the Gold/Silver/Bronze Cash Sponsor page in program.
Recipients often cannot attend their scholarships unless airfares are paid for & some accommodation provided, so all donations will contribute towards both airfares & cash awards.
Please download the Award Sponsor/Donations letter below which outlines benefits to you.
If you are interested in helping to ensure the successful future of the AHA Awards and to support the growth of these young and talented dancers, please don't hesitate to contact me now with any suggestions and how you can help AHA now and in the future.
37 Hathaway Ave,
Karori, Wellington 6012 NZ
Ph +64 4 9760581 - 021 1469571
For all Cash Awards/donations, please find Banking details here