BADC Bursaries



The BADC is pleased to announce the return of the William Hobbs Bursary.

This Bursary is to aid an active member of the BADC to further their training in Stage Combat (not a Stage Combat Certification Course) and related disciplines. 

The aim of the bursary is to further the education and training of the applicant and to promote the BADC. Applicants maybe asked to deliver a workshop, essay or presentation to the committee/membership on their return.


Applicants Must Demonstrate:

  • Interest in furthering their development through further education in Stage Combat or related fields

  • Passion for the Art of Stage Combat 

  • Demonstration of character and code of conduct that upholds the good name of the BADC

  • Must be an active member of the BADC and in good standing 

  • Applicants cannot be a relative, spouse, or child of a member BADC Committee


Application process

  • Completed typed application addressing the Selection Criteria with an essay on why you wish receive the scholarship.

  • A letter of recommendation. From an instructor you have worked with recently in the field/s of Stage Combat, Fight Direction, Film, Theatre, Historical MA & or Stunt work.

  • Send the completed application and letters of recommendation to BADC Committee and receipt will be confirmed within 72 hours. If you do not hear back in that time period make sure to follow up.


Applications open 1st February and the deadline to submit your application is 1st April 2022, the winner will be announced on 1st June.


Submissions must be emailed to