The Norman McVicker Award will award one applicant $1500 towards a school holiday course with a performance institution such as NIDA.

The course would be for a Mid-Western Region resident aged 15 to 25, who is interested in learning more about acting, directing, writing, costuming, set building, technical skills, or other elements of the theatre.

Examples of courses on offer can be seen at

Depending on the course chosen, the scholarship may go towards course fees, transport, and accommodation.

To apply, download and complete the application form using the link below and submit by email to or mail to PO Box 482 Mudgee NSW 2850. The deadline for applications is 15 November, 2015

 Application Form - click here