ADCC Programs

College Dance Scholarships

A core component of the ADCC’s mission is to support excellence by providing College Scholarships for outstanding young dancers.

Each year, The ADCC receives 45-75 applications, and awards up to 10 scholarships. Since 2014, The ADCC has awarded 68 College Scholarships totaling $51,250.

Scholarship Eligibility

Each year, any graduating high school senior who has been accepted to a four-year accredited college or university program for the following school year, and who has competed in at least 2 ADCC Member competition events during the previous two seasons*, is eligible to apply for and receive an ADCC College Scholarship.

For a list of ADCC members, please see the logo bar below.

Applying is easy. Students just complete an online application form, and provide a personal essay, a letter of recommendation from their dance studio director or teacher, a high school transcript, and a headshot.

Scholarships are $1,000 and will be given directly to the winning student’s college or university.

The online application is available each year in February; the Scholarship deadline is July 1.

For questions please email or call (941) 315-2395.

*Exceptions will be made if extenuating circumstances apply.