Music Department
NCSU Pipes and Drums Scholarship

Scholarship Award: $500

Deadline: March 1, 2015


General Information

Friends and Alumni of the NCSU Pipes and Drums have established a scholarship for experienced pipers or drummers who will play an active role in the NCSU Pipes and Drums while at State.

The scholarship is awarded for a period of one academic year.  As long as the qualifications are met, the scholarship will be renewed each year for up to four years, provided the recipient submits a letter of request for renewal each year.

Incoming Freshman

Eligibility Requirements

  • Full time incoming student
  • Demonstrated proficiency in piping or drumming


Application Requirements

  • Complete Scholarship Application
  • Submit letter of recommendation from pipe or drum teacher
  • Audition.  If applicant is unable to audition in person, he or she may submit a recording
  • Complete application packet should be mailed to the address below by March 1:

Dr. John A. Fuller, Chair
NC State Music Scholarship Committee
204 Price Music Center
Campus Box 7311
Raleigh, NC  27695-7311

Re-Application for Sophomore, Junior or Senior Year

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Consistent participation in rehearsals, performances and competitions throughout the year


Application Requirements

  • Submit a letter by March 1 each year to the address above indicating interest in re-applying for the scholarship


Current Students

In the event there are no eligible incoming students, or the previous recipient chooses not to re-apply, current NCSU Pipes and Drums students may apply for that year only.  Under these circumstances, all eligible student band members will be notified of the availability of the scholarship.

Selection Criteria

  • GPA of 2.5
  • Recognized service to the band.
  • Seniority within the band.


Application Requirements