Scholarships

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A long term goal is to improve the Band to a level of entertainment recognized for quality and excellence throughout the East Coast.

UMW tuition assistance is available to UMW students (not need-based) for piping, drumming, and dancing in amounts range from $500 – $3,000 (determined by ability and band impact). The money is credited to the Spring semester bill if the recipient has fully participated in band functions during the Fall semester.

A scholarship is renewable if the recipient has fully participated in band functions during the Spring semester.

Application for the initial scholarship must be accompanied by a recommendation letter from an instructor as well as a video or audio recording.

Celtic Arts camps and workshops: EPB will provide tuition assistance to any band member wishing to attend off-site instructional workshops.

Enthusiasm and diligence in working toward the improvement of the band are expected of all scholarship recipients. Although participation in individual competition is not required, it is recommended.

Contact the UMW financial aid office for further information.