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Paying it Forward

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Fifteen Pace students have been awarded scholarships and funds from the Kevin Spacey Foundation, which aims to train, support, and mentor emerging artists in performing arts and film.

Kevin Spacey Foundation Establishes Scholarship Program At Pace University; Actor’s Generous Gift Spurs Careers Of Talented Students Of Performing Arts Courses.

  • Pace Scholarship is the first in U.S. funded by respected actor’s UK-based non-profit.
  • Kevin Spacey Foundation aims to train, support and mentor emerging artists in the performing arts and film.
  • Kevin Spacey will sing in a one-off concert in Washington, DC, on September 29.

Associated Press: "Kevin Spacey to sing in one-off concert in D.C."

. . . Proceeds from the show will help fund the Kevin Spacey Foundation, which recently chose Pace University in New York to be the first institution of higher education in the United States to receive its scholarships and funding support.

Five Pace students will be awarded scholarships and 10 others will receive funds to support travel expenses to perform abroad. Spacey's foundation, with $500,000 in scholarships and $200,000 in grants, also helps students at Regent's University London.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/theater/2014/08/27/kevin-spacey-to-sing-in-1-night-only-concert-in-dc/14672419/