A helping hand

Fourth Monkey is proud to be able to offer financial aid to students who would not be able access our training without our support. Every offer of a place on one of our courses is based on talent. Therefore we assign scholarships to those who need assistance most by means testing, based on household income, amount of savings and extenuating circumstances. Scholarships can be applied for after receiving an offer of a place but do feel free to seek our advice about scholarships before applying.

Fourth Monkey Patron announcement

Scholarships include:

Five Patron-sponsored scholarships:

THE JORGE DE JUAN SCHOLARSHIP awarded to a talented individual who does not speak English as a first language

THE JONJO O’NEILL SCHOLARSHIP awarded to a male applicant who displays exceptional talent, individuality and personality

THE PAULA PAZ SCHOLARSHIP awarded to a young woman who aspires to make theatre, as well as train to be an actor

THE JACQUES COPEAU SCHOLARSHIP awarded to an applicant with exceptional movement ability

THE BRIGID ZENGENI SCHOLARSHIP awarded to a female applicant displaying exceptional talent and ability as an actor

THE STAGE SCHOLARSHIP Two half-scholarships, in association with The Stage newspaper


The Artistic Director’s discretionary scholarships:




On rare occasions, scholarships may be offered at the audition stage, but in most instances, financial assistance would not be given until the actor is in their second year of training on the BA (Hons) Acting course (scholarships are not available for the Year of the Monkey one year intensive programme). This offers us the opportunity to build a working relationship with you, learn more about your approach to your studies, your attempts at funding the course by other means, personal situation and lifestyle.There is an expectation that you have tried to raise finance elsewhere to support your training.

Any questions?

Fourth Monkey is a registered Learning Provider, registration number [REG01-21340]. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.