Bursary Award

BURSARY AWARD ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicant must be a current resident of Ontario, Canada and a Canadian citizen.  

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary education Institution in Ontario, Canada.  Recent Graduates (within one year of Bursary Application date) may also be considered.  

  • Applicant must be a Contracted marching member of a competitive Drum and Bugle Corps of their choice for the 2020 Summer Season.


BURSARY AWARD SELECTION PROCESS
The Bursary Award Recipient will be selected based on the information provided on their Application.  All applicants will be notified of the Committee’s final selection by May 1, 2020.

REFUNDING THE BURSARY
If at any time after receiving the Bursary, up until the end of the 2020 Summer Season, your membership with your Drum Corps has been terminated due to injury, illness or other unspecified reasons, you will be solely responsible for refunding the entire amount of the Bursary back to the St. John’s Drum and Bugle Corps Alumni Committee

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE BURSARY APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS - INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION

The Application Form must be received by Monday April 15, 2020. 

The required documents must be submitted in MS Word Document or PDF format:

  1.  The Application Form 

  2. A letter to the Bursary Committee with the following information:

    1. A brief description of your personality, ambitions, and accomplishments.

    2. Why you are applying for this Bursary

    3. What you hope to gain from your Drum Corps experience in 2020 

  3. A Letter of Recommendation from a current or former teacher, Professor, or Drum Corps Instructor 

  4. A photocopy of your current Drum Corps Contract or Membership Agreement 

  5. A photocopy of proof of citizenship 

  6. A photograph of yourself to be featured with your biography on the St. John’s Drum and Corps Alumni Facebook page and Website, in PDF, JPEG, or PNG format

 
By signing your Application Form, you authorize St. John’s Drum and Bugle Corps Alumni Committee to use your photograph and biography