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What started as a 42-year old GNBAC tradition has blossomed into a movement to help young area artists with their dreams of pursuing art!


This scholarship fund was inspired by many past honorees who were Arts Champions. In 2022, our dear friends of GNBAC and true advocates for the Arts, Mr. Bennie Walter Bock II and Roberta Elliott, passed away, encouraging us to carry on their mission.

Bennie's amazing professional journey working in the Texas Legislature and keeping the Arts alive in New Braunfels inspired us to continue that mission of advocating and encouraging young artists

to pursue their passion.

Roberta was raised on stage and back stage and became a true pioneer of community theatre in New Braunfels. 

Area high school seniors who study the Arts and hope to pursue Art in college, as a profession, or in education are encouraged to apply--this GNBAC Art Scholarship Fund was established with the intention of assisting those who need a little help with that dream.



If the Google Forms Application does not work for you,

please download this PDF version and email us the application

and uploaded files. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 31st!

TO DONATE to our Scholarship Fund

and increase the help we offer art students,

please CLICK HERE -->


Questions? Email   


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