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ODCA
Scholarship

ONTARIO DRUM CORPS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
SPONSORED IN PART BY THE BUCKLEY FAMILY
 

Three Scholarship Awards are offered in the amount of $500 each, and are meant to encourage and support students interested in a career in the performing arts, specifically in music or dance performance or education. It is reserved for that special individual, who, in the opinion of the adjudicators, has demonstrated outstanding dedication to their art including past achievements. The awards are presented in the Fall to the applicants meeting the criteria as set out below.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident;

  • Must be a Resident of Ontario;

  • Must be attending or will be attending (by fall of the submission year) a registered post-secondary program in or leading into a music or dance related degree or diploma;

    • Preference will be given to those who are brass, percussion, or dance performers, however, all instruments are welcome;

    • Preference will be given to those who are contracted to perform with a drum corps in the current season (award year);

  • Must adhere to the following application process.

 

Application Process:

  • Application must be received by July 31, 2024;

  • Application must include the applicants full name, address, email address, and phone number;

  • Application must include a 150 word or less description of the applicants music career goals and music accomplishments;

  • Application must include a maximum 2-3 minute solo performance video; an additional video of performance in a group is also welcome; finalist's may be required to do a live “Zoom” audition for the selection committee;

  • Application must include proof of enrolment in a registered post-secondary program in or leading into a music or dance related degree or diploma; proof of application to a program will be accepted if enrolment has not been confirmed, however, the scholarship cannot be awarded until enrollment confirmation is received.

  • If applicable, copy of drum corps contract or letter from the corps director.

For any inquiries, please contact us here.

 

To download a PDF copy of the above Criteria and Process, click here.
 

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