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Jim Ott Scholarship

Offered by Sponsors of Musical Enrichment

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 19, 2024
1 award worth

$5,000

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Application deadline:

July 15, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current or incoming undergraduate student who is a part of Drum Corps and is or will be majoring in music in college? If so, you may be eligible for the Jim Ott Scholarship! This scholarship, named in honor of the legendary Jim Ott, renowned for his brilliant brass arrangements for Drum & Bugle Corps such as the Stockton Commodores, Concord Blue Devils, and Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps, annually awards $5,000 to one impressive current or incoming college student who is part of a Drum Corps. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, and you’d like to honor Jim’s legacy, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Sponsors of Musical Enrichment

The Sponsors of Musical Enrichment is a non-profit California corporation founded in 1978 for the purpose of supporting local music organizations and the performing arts on a continuing basis. 100% of all funds raised by this organization are reinvested in the local community. To date, over $2,500,000 has been granted to deserving groups and individuals.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Academic Interest

Music

Miscellaneous

Applicants must (1) participate in a Drum Corps and (2) be majoring in music.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Proof of enrollment

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Sponsors of Musical Enrichment at [email protected].

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