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Jim Ott scholarship seeks applicants

Applications are now being accepted for the annual Jim Ott Scholarship. The award, sponsored by Sponsors of Musical Enrichment (S.O.M.E.), is for $3,000 and is granted to a single individual for a one-year period. High school seniors or students presently attending an institutiono of higher learning are eligible.

The following criteria are considered for the awarding of the scholarship:

* The candidate must demonstrate financial need
* The candidate must be participating in a drum and bugle corps
* The candidate must demonstrate leadership qualities
* The candidate must be accepted or be in attendance at an institution of continuing education (public or private)
* The candidate must be majoring in music

Completed applications, along with transcripts and letters of recommendation must be returned to S.O.M.E., Inc. by July 15, 2006 for this year’s scholarship. The winner will be announced at the DCI Championships in Madison, WI, this August.

For further informtion, please visit the S.O.M.E. Web site at www.someinc.com or contact:

Sponsors of Musical Enrichment, Inc.
Post Office Box 9010
Stockton, CA 95108

This scholarship is not limited to one applicant per organization.

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

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