The Performing Arts Initiative for Students of Color (PAISOC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization aiming to provide scholarships, leadership training, and educational opportunities to students of color currently participating in performing arts activities.
PAISOC specifically aims to:
Promote diversity in the arts by telling the stories of people of color specifically impacted by their participation in arts programming.
Provide scholarships to black, latinx, asian american, pacific islander, and native american students for the purposes of tuition and other program related expenses
Increase the number of people of color participating in performing arts programs in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts
Provide mentorship and guidance to scholarship recipients to promote life lasting experiences and lessons
Sponsor and promote educational opportunities
PAISOC aims to raise MONEY AND FUND students who are actively participating in or have plans to participate in a performing arts PROGRAM in 2018. SCHOLARSHIPS can be used for tuition purposes or other related expenses.
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2018 Dci scholarship winners!
Over the next week we will be announcing the four winners of our first scholarship initiative. Click the pictures below to find out more about our scholarship recipients and the corps' they will be marching with this summer!