Las Casas is proud to present the 2019 Performing Arts Scholarship Program. This annual program, which culminates in the Joci Awards, a one-night showcase of 25 talented performing arts students in San Antonio and the surrounding area, offers numerous educational opportunities and awards more than $100,000 in scholarships each year. Since the program’s inception in 2009, Las Casas has awarded over $900,000, making it the largest scholarship funding source of its kind in the United States.

Applications Now Open!

Rules, guidelines and application can be found by selecting one of the following categories:




Best Lead Actor in a Musical

Best Lead Actress in a Musical

New in 2019!

Joci Awards Production Assistant Internship Program

Key Dates

Student Application Deadline: Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Workshops: Saturday, February 2, 2019 and Saturday, February 16, 2019

Preliminary Auditions: Saturday, March 2 (Vocal and Best Lead Actor/Actress in a Musical) and Sunday, March 3, 2019 (Dance and Acting)

Master Class (for finalists): Sunday, March 31, 2019

Joci Awards Rehearsal (for finalists): Monday, April 8 through Saturday, April 13, 2019

Joci Awards: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Catch a recap of the 2017 Joci Awards here.