American Dance Institute’s New Scholarship Program

The American Dance Institute, located in Rockville, Maryland, has a new scholarship program designed to increase racial diversity in dance. The program provides financial assistance to dancers ages 12 to 18 pursuing dance training at pre-professional institutions around the country. Scholarships of up to $5,000 per year go toward tuition, housing, transportation, clothing and shoes.

The ADI Future Artists Initiative is application-based. Forty pre-professional dance schools nominate up to 10 students each. A minimum of eight students will be awarded scholarships. The first group of recipients will be announced this month.

Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Derick K. Grant perform with Dorrance Dance at the American Dance Institute as part of their 2015–16 season.

Photo by Christopher Duggan, courtesy of American Dance Institute

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