The Marlowe
The Marlowe Award

The Marlowe Award

Providing financial assistance for dedicated and passionate young people to join The Marlowe Youth Company.

The Marlowe Youth Company provides young people with life-enhancing opportunities to express themselves, boost their confidence, and develop skills in performing, in a fun, inclusive and friendly environment.

The Marlowe Award offers places in the company for young people between the ages of 7 and 17yrs living in Kent who are interested in joining, but for whom cost would be a barrier.

Who can apply?

  • Young people between the ages of 7 and 17yrs living in Kent, with a genuine interest in performing, but for whom cost would be a barrier to joining the Marlowe Youth Company.
  • You can already be taking part in The Marlowe Youth Company and wish to re-join or be joining for the first time.
  • You must be able to commit to taking part in Marlowe Youth Company activities for a full academic year. The next intake will cover September 2023 – July 2024. Full term dates date be found on our participant notice board.

How do I apply?

Please submit application forms for the 2023-24 Award by Monday 24 July 2023. We will start reviewing applications and offering places from this date. We can accept applications up until the start of term (depending on availability), but we advise that you get in early.

Please download and complete our application form and email it to We also hold copies at The Marlowe Box Office if printing or using computers is a barrier. Opening hours are Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm.

We are happy to receive sections of the application in whatever format best suits the applicant. This could be recorded media, drawings or any other creative way to introduce yourself to us. If you have any questions, please email


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