Smile Scholarship Appeal

Help a deserving winner receive a Smile Scholarship

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A “Smile” is a one-off $250.00 Donation to the Smile Scholarship Fund

You then become a Founding Lifetime Member

This Fund provides Scholarships to talented entrants at our annual Eisteddfod

The winners are chosen by the Adjudicators

ALL Eisteddfod competitors are eligible to win

The Scholarship value to each winner is $750.00

Your support will create opportunities for winners to lift their talents to the next level

This is a Community effort facilitated by the Taree & District Eisteddfod

As the Fund grows so can the number of Scholarships awarded

As many as possible Smile Scholarships to be awarded annually (minimum 10)

How it has helped previous Smile Scholarship Winners:

I now have the opportunity to access further learning and performance experiences with winning a “Smile”. It has boosted my ambitions even further.”

“The Smile Scholarship enabled me to audition for the Australian Ballet School. Without this Scholarship I would not have been able to audition.”

“I have used the money to help purchase a new piano. This Scholarship has made my wish come true – a big thank you to all Contributors for your generosity.”

“I was accepted to attend the Australian Institute of Music and completed a workshop for musical theatre. I was also able to pay for private singing tuition with a leading teacher in Sydney.”

“I have enrolled for the Sydney Dance Company Winter Workshop for extra dance tuition to improve my dancing. Thank you for the opportunity the Smile Scholarship has given me.”

“I would like to extend my gratitude to the Smile Scholarship for enabling me to attend a week’s tuition and accommodation at NIDA, where I learnt a great deal about acting and now I am at University studying what I love.”

“I am extremely proud to have been selected for a Smile Scholarship and to have the opportunity to improve my musical knowledge. I will be forever grateful.”

“The Smile Scholarship helped me fulfill one of my dreams, being a featured soloist in an annual variety concert. Thank you for helping me live one dream and aim for the next dream.”

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Thank you to the following  Smile Founding Members

(as at 10 June 2022)