We are currently working on scholarship opportunities for 2018, and will post here as we confirm.
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 $475 scholarship to a Saskatchewan piping or drumming student. Download the application and submit it to the band before May 15, 2018. DOWNLOAD PDF
SOUND ADVICE GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS
The Community Initiatives Fund Scholarships (4)
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 four x $400 scholarships remaining from the final grant payment, and we are committing them to youth-aged pipers and drummers living in Saskatchewan, but not in either Saskatoon or Regina.
The William (Bill) Long Memorial Scholarship (2)
Bill Long learned to play the pipes after age 80, and played for several years as a member of the "Bagpipe Studies" class at the Conservatory of Performing Arts. When Bill died last year his family donated his pipes to the program, and they have been sold to provide scholarships to the camp. For the 2018 school, there will be two scholarships, each valued at $300.
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 2018 Sound Advice, covering $250 toward the cost of tuition at 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 $475. 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 WaWa Shrine Pipes & Drums Scholarship (1)
Regina's longstanding Shrine pipes & drums unit is once again sponsoring a student to 2018 Sound Advice.
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 2018.
Application forms for the SOUND ADVICE GENERAL scholarships can be downloaded HERE.
Completed forms and information must be received by May 25, 2018.