Voquent Announces Voice Acting Scholarship worth $2,000 (£1,500)
London based voice acting agency Voquent, are excited to announce a once in a lifetime scholarship opportunity, open to all students who attend accredited colleges & universities worldwide. Applications for the scholarship open on January 18th, 2019 and will be running through to September 30th, 2019.
The Voquent scholarship includes an award value of $2,000 (£1,500) and is designed to give the winning student everything they need to begin working in the voice acting industry. To participate, students are required to demonstrate their voice acting abilities by posting a short self-recorded video on Instagram & Twitter using the hashtag #VoquentScholarship2019. A full list of the requirements and application form are available at https://www.voquent.com/voice-acting-scholarship.
“This is a great opportunity for anyone seeking a career in entertainment.” Says Miles Chicoine, Founder and Managing Director at Voquent. “Ask any professional voice over actor, and they’ll tell you the industry is thrilling and rewarding and there are an incredible variety of opportunities from commercials and audiobooks to video games and animations. We’ve put together a scholarship award that represents much more than the cash value. The winning student will be given the mentoring, training and studio equipment they need to start working immediately, full-time or part-time around their studies or other commitments”.
Voquent represents thousands of voice actors that speak in over 500 different languages throughout 250 countries. Content creators and marketeers can use the website to find voice talent for multilingual commercial and entertainment projects. Voquent’ s Production Director Al Black added “I’m really looking forward to mentoring the winning student and to help them become the best they can be. We’ll also be working closely with experienced and leading industry professionals such as Rachael Naylor, founder of the The VoiceOver Network. She’s an inspiration to anyone and the winning student is going to benefit enormously from our collective knowledge”.