Sponsors of Musical Enrichment, Inc., a non-profit organization, is now accepting applications for the Jim Ott Scholarship. The $3000 award will be given to a graduating high school senior or a student presently attending an institution of higher learning.

To be eligible, the student must:

  • Demonstrate a financial need

  • Be a member of a drum corps

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities

  • Be accepted to or in attendance at an institution of continuing education (public or private)

  • Be a music major

    Sponsors of Musical Enrichment created the Jim Ott Scholarship in memory of the legendary brass arranger and instructor. Ott was known for his work with well-known brass sections in the 1970s including the Blue Devils, Spirit of Atlanta and the Stockton Commodores.

    All drum corps members are encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by July 15, 2009, and the recipient will be recognized at the Drum Corps International World Championships in August.

    Download an application today at someinc.com.