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SBO Essay Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2016
Scholarship Value: $1,000
Number of Scholarships - 10


School Band & Orchestra is pleased to announce the 17th annual scholarship competition for music students, grades four to 12. Since its inception the SBO Essay Scholarship Contest has awarded more than $320,000 in scholarship funds and music products to 160 students and their school programs.

In 2016 the winning student entries came from Florida (2); California, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Five winners were selected from grades four to eight and five from grades nine to 12, each receiving a $1,000 scholarship, with their respective school music programs receiving awards of musical products from co-sponsors NAMM, Alfred Music Publishing, EPN Travel, Sabian Ltd., Woodwind & Brasswind and Yamaha Corporation of America.