Scholarship

The Jefferson Band Booster Club (JBBC) is excited to offer a scholarship program which awards grants to eligible Jefferson High School Band students. This program is designed to offer financial assistance for students wanting to expand their musical knowledge and/or participate in eligible band related opportunities. Scholarship grants will be offered each trimester of the school year. During the third trimester of each school year, applications will also be accepted from the marching band drum major, flag team members, and twirler. Band directors, band secretary, and flag advisors can provide input; however, members of the JBBC committee will have the final say in determining the grant award recipients. When determining grant award recipients, emphasis will be placed on three key points - 1) form is complete and turned in on time, 2) student submitted request for applicable program, 3) student's narrative properly explains the merits/benefits of the program.

Applicant must comply with these rules and guidelines, as noted on the application form:

Rules and Guidelines:
  • Scholarship/grant is available to all Jefferson High School student band program participants after completion of two (trimester period) band programs.
  • Grants are available to JHS Marching Band drum major, flag team captains & twirler - third trimester only.
  • Scholarship/grant covers up to 50% of approved expenditure.
  • Maximum dollar allotment per student per school year is $110. Prior recipients may apply again after five succeeding trimesters have passed. Marching band applicant limitation is one grant/year.
  • Program and/or activity must occur within nine months of applicant's funding request.
  • Applicant must provide a detailed explanation and/or pamphlet explaining what scholarship/grant funding will be used for.
  • Applicant must complete a short narrative explaining why he/she should be considered for scholarship/grant funding.
  • Applicant is expected to complete all volunteer obligations per band guidelines.
Examples of eligible programs and/or activities include:
  • All State
  • Music or Flag Camp Tuition
  • Honor Band
  • Greater Twin Cities Youth Orchestra
  • Private lessons - initial (start-up) lessons or as recommended by Band Director(s)
Examples of non-eligible programs and/or activities include:
  • Any activity that can be paid with escrow dollars earned through JBBC fundraising, such as
Band Banquets
Uniform rental
Equipment rental
Band travel / trips
  • Programs and/or activities that do not enhance or expand on education and fundamentals provided & supported through the JHS Band and Flags programs
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Jefferson Bands,
Nov 7, 2017, 7:07 PM
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