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Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director
Boyd Vance Scholarship

Purpose:    To assist African-American students enrolling in the ACC Dance or Drama program.


Amount:     $1,000 for tuition, fees, and books.



  • Dance or Drama major.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED or 3.0 GPA for all college coursework.
  • Audition and interview with at least one member of the Dance and Drama Department faculty.
  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of scholastic merit and artistic promise.

Terms of Scholarship:


  • Recipient chosen by Dance and Drama Department faculty.
  • Students must successfully complete a minimum of nine hours each semester with a 3.0 GPA while on scholarship. 
  • Drama majors must enroll in a minimum of 3-6 hours in drama coursework.  Dance majors must enroll in 3-6 hours in dance coursework.
  • Recipients must sign an agreement stating specific involvement with the Dance and Drama Department for at least one semester.  This involvement may be through performance, in technical production, or in management and administration.


To apply, complete the Dance & Drama Scholarship application and return it, with all required attachments, to Mary Rincon, Arts & Humanities Department,

Rio Grande Campus,

1212 Rio Grande, Austin, TX 78701


Application Deadline:   May 1st of each year

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