The TIDA of NZ Travel Scholarship Awards

For dancers in the Under 10 age group and above

The winner will be awarded $2,000 to participate in a major championship.

It can only be won by a registered TIDA dancer.

Dancers are required to advise if they are not eligible for the scholarhsip prior to the Championships.

A dancer can only be the recipient once.

The International Judges officiating at the NZ Irish Dancing Championships will select the Scholarship winner, and they are the sole Judges of this Award.

The award must be taken up in the year following the Award. In the event that the winner does not travel, within the year specified, the Award cannot be claimed.

This Award is to be made each year strictly on merit to the best eligible dancer in the opinion of the International Judges, and the winner must participate in the next World Championships, All Irelands, All Scotlands, Great Britians or North American Nationals organised under the auspices of An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha.


Role of Winners:image of scholarships from TIDA

2016 Charlotte Crean, O'Neill, Christchurch
2015 Ciara Walshe, Doyle Academy, Auckland
2014 Keely O'Grady, Doyle Academy, Auckland & Sinead Lee, O'Sullivan Fox, Auckland
2013 Mitchell O'Hara, Kay Hallissey, Christchurch & Charlotte Wright, Kildunne, Wellington
2012 Harry Bartlett, Doyle Academy, Auckland
2011 Lachlan Cassidy-Rowse, Kildunne, Wellington
2010 Lachlan Cassidy-Rowse, Kildunne, Wellington
2009 Hannah Shackley, O'Neill, Christchurch
2008 Chelsea Pratt, O'Sullivan, Auckland
2007 Johanna O'Brien, Kay-Hallissey, Auckland
2006 Jordan Hunter Connolly School, Auckland
2005 Lucy McArthur O'Neill School, Christchurch