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Scholarships 2020

We are currently working on scholarship opportunities for 2020, and will post here as we confirm.

 [Writing with the strike through means 2019 information not confirmed yet for 2020].

The Bruce Gandy Bagpiping Development Society Scholarships
Pipers across North America can apply for one of several available scholarships in 2019. Visit the website and download the application. Bruce Gandy Bagpiping Development Society

The North Saskatchewan Regiment Pipes & Drums Scholarship
The NSR Pipes & Drums have proudly represented the Regiment for many years, performing at many community events in central Saskatchewan. The NSRPD is offering a $485 scholarship to a Saskatchewan piping or drumming student. Download the application and submit it to the band before May 14, 2019. DOWNLOAD PDF

Community Initiatives Funds


The Community Initiatives Fund Scholarships (10)

The Community Initiatives Fund makes knowledgeable and effective investments in community-based initiatives throughout Saskatchewan that strengthen the capacity of communities. Last year, CIF provided a significant grant to "Sound Advice" that allowed us to bring a number of students to the camp. This year, we have 10 x $500 scholarships remaining from the final grant payment, and we are committing them to youth-aged pipers and drummers living in Saskatchewan.

The Highland Piper Scholarship 

This anonymous scholarship for $485 has been donated by an adult piper with Scottish roots who really encourages youth applicants to pursue their piping studies.

The Balcarres Scholarships (1)

This $425 scholarship is for students NOT from Regina or Saskatoon, to encourage youth musicians from Saskatchewan communities. Donated by an adult piper in the Conservatory "Bagpipe Studies" Program.

The Donald Felstrom Scholarship (1)

This scholarship is offered by the Conservatory Pipe Band in memory of Saskatchewan piper Donald Felstrom for a piper to attend 2019 Sound Advice, covering $250 toward the cost of tuition at the school. 

The Regina Scottish Heritage Society Scholarship $250

The Regina Scottish Heritage Society provided this scholarship courtesy of an employee donation from Farm Credit Corporation. 

The P-M Duncan Fisher Scholarship (TBA)

Dunc Fisher was a force in sports and piping, and this scholarship is offered for a piper to assist with Sound Advice tuition. Thus fund is growing, so there may be more added before the school. 


The Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival Scholarships (2)

The Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival is offering two scholarships to the school, each one valued at $485. The scholarships will go to "The Most Promising Piper and Drummer" of the day, as chosen collectively by the judges.


The City of Regina Pipe Band Scholarships (6)

The City of Regina Pipe Band is offering $1,250 in scholarships for members of the Conservatory of Performing Arts Pipe Band.

The WaWa Shrine Pipes & Drums Scholarship (3 x $300)

Regina's WaWa Shrine pipes & drums unit has recently shut down, and the sale of some old equipment has provided the school with some scholarship money. 

The Winnipeg Police Pipe Band  Scholarships (TBA)

The Winnipeg Police Pipe Band is once again generously sponsoring three Manitoba students to attend the camp! The scholarships are for full tuition and accommodation at Sound Advice 2019. 



Application forms for the SOUND ADVICE GENERAL scholarships can be downloaded HERE.  
Completed forms and information must be received by May 23, 2019.


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