The Marlowe
The Marlowe Award

The Marlowe Award

Providing young people in financially challenging circumstances with the chance to join The Marlowe Youth Company.

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

The Marlowe Award scheme offers places in the company for young people between the age of 7 and 21yrs living in Kent who are interested in joining, but find themselves in financially challenging circumstances.

Who can apply?

  • Young people between the ages of 7 to 21yrs living in Kent, with a genuine interest in performing, but who find themselves and their families in financially challenging circumstances
  • You can already be taking part in The Marlowe Youth Company and wish to re-join, or want to join for the first time
  • You must be able to commit to taking part in Marlowe Youth Company activities for a full academic year.

How do I apply?

Application forms for a full year 2022-23 award should be submitted no later than the start of the Autumn term.

The application form can be found in the right-hand menu.

We are happy to receive sections of the application in whatever format would suit. 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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