Top Scholarships for Drummers

If you are a drummer, and looking a scholarship for drummers, then you’ve come to the right place! Luckily, our scholarship directory has a list of scholarships for drummers that may help you achieve your goals. Top universities, colleges, foundation, association, and society are proud to announce all the below mentioned Drummers Scholarships such as the Stanley Kay Scholarship, the Kickstart Your Drumming Music Scholarship, the Drum Performance curriculum, and the Remo / Arthur Hull PASIC Scholarship, etc.

These scholarships are designed for colleges or universities students, undergraduate, undergraduate equivalency students, graduate students, freshmen and sophomores, and high school graduate. All the below mentioned scholarships award range varies from $500 to $6000. This list of Scholarship can help you, so start narrowing down according to your eligibility and apply today!

The Stanley Kay Scholarship

DIVA honors the musical legacy, integrity, creativity and excellence of Stanley Kay through a scholarship, offering an opportunity for a seriously swingin’ drummer between the ages of 12—22 to attend COTA CampJazz. Applicants can apply at the beginner, intermediate, or advanced level. Scholarship award covers tuition only.

Provided By: DIVA
Course: Multiple courses
Award: Covers tuition
Eligibility: Applicants must be between the ages of 12 and 22
Deadline: May 31, 2017
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The KickstartYourDrumming Music Scholarship

Kickstart Your Drumming seeks to help anyone become the drummer he/she wants to be by providing information on lessons, practice routines, gear and all other things drumming. The Kickstart Your Drumming Music scholarship is for students that are currently enrolled in colleges or universities in the US. The winners of the scholarship will receive up to $500.

Provided By: Kickstart Your Drumming
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $500
Eligibility: colleges or universities students
Deadline: August 31st, 2017
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The Drum Performance Curriculum

Do you dream of being a working professional drummer? The drum performance curriculum at California College of Music is designed to quickly develop excellent technique on the drums. The competition is open to U.S. residents and international students.

Provided By: California College of Music
Course: Extensive drumset technique courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility:  U.S. residents and international students
Deadline: September 2nd, 2017, for U.S. Residents and August 2nd, 2017, for International Students.
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The Remo / Arthur Hull PASIC Scholarship

The Remo / Arthur Hull PASIC Scholarship is now available that is offering by Percussive Arts Society. To eligible, the applicants must be well-trained, experienced facilitators, who use rhythm facilitation as a primary tool for their work, whether within their work in an institutional setting (education, healthcare, etc.), or as an independent professional. Three prizes of $500.00 each, plus complimentary registration to PASIC, will be awarded each year.

Provided By: Percussive Arts Society
Course: Varies
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Well-trained, experienced facilitators
Deadline: June 15, 2017.

The PASIC Scholarship

The Percussive Arts Society is pleased to announce several scholarships assisting students to attend PASIC 2017.Applicant must be a full-time student and an active individual PAS member at the VIP or All Access level, or part of an active Group Membership, at the time of application. Scholarship winners will receive Individual PASIC17 registration, PASIC17 Souvenir T-shirt, $500 award for travel/lodging/food assistance.

Provided By: The Percussive Arts Society
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $500
Eligibility: A full-time student
Deadline: June 15, 2017.
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The Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship

The Anne Emery Kyllo Professional Scholarship of the American Music Therapy Association has been established in Anne’s memory by the Emery and Kyllo families through The Denver Foundation to support professional music therapists in their efforts to expand their training and professional interactions through participation in continuing education opportunities. Three (3) cash scholarships of $500 each will be awarded annually for use towards CMTE credits.

Provided By: The Denver Foundation
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Professional music therapists
Deadline: June 23, 2017

The Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship for Music Therapy Interns

American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) is providing the Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship for Music Therapy Interns. All undergraduate, undergraduate equivalency students and graduate students enrolled in a college or university program in music therapy are eligible to apply. Two cash scholarships of $500 will be available for interns each year.

Provided By: American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
Course: Degree courses
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: All undergraduate, undergraduate equivalency students and graduate students
Deadline: March 9, 2018

The Northern University Scholarships

Northern University College of Arts, Media and Design is glad to announce Northern University Scholarships. Scholarships start at $2,500 per year are available for entering full-time instrumental, orchestral and choral freshman musicians who display strong musical talent, and an incoming freshman majoring in either Music Composition and Technology or Music Industry.

Provided By: Northern University College of Arts, Media, and Design
Course: Music
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: All full-time entering freshmen
Deadline: March 31, annually.

The Monmouth College Scholarship

Monmouth College provides one of the most competitive scholarship opportunities in the United States for pipers or Highland drummers.All candidates must be admitted to Monmouth College before auditioning. Students, who visit campus prior to February 1 and would like to officially audition, will be considered for scholarships in varying amounts based on skill and continued participation.

Provided By: The Monmouth College Pipe Band
Course: Varies
Award: Varying amounts
Eligibility: Pipers or Highland drummers
Deadline: February 1of each year.

Distant Drums Scholarship

Syracuse University has put forth the Distant Drums Scholarship to Native American adults (preferably of the Iroquois Nation) who are enrolled as part-time students at UC. Qualified students who have completed 24 college credits and who are matriculated in a degree program at Syracuse University are eligible to apply. Go to the given e-mail address for award information about the relative scholarship

Provided By: Syracuse University
Course: Degree course
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Native American adults
Deadline: Contact Financial Aid office

The Scottish Arts Scholarship

Alma College is pleased to announce Scottish Arts Scholarship. The scholarship is open to Scottish Dancers, Pipers and Drummers are encouraged to apply. The amount ranges from $1,500 will be provided to freshmen and $2,500 for sophomores.

Provided By: Alma College
Course: College courses
Award: Total $4,000
Eligibility: Freshmen and sophomores
Deadline: Contact at

The Different Drummer Scholarship

The Manitou Springs Real Estate is sponsoring the Different Drummer Scholarship. The Scholarship is a one-time $2000 gift intended for one Manitou Springs High School (or home schooled or local Manitou resident) graduate each year who has a particular passion, but who doesn’t necessarily fit into the “typical” scholarship profile.

Provided By: Manitou Springs Real Estate
Course: Multiple courses
Eligibility: Manitou Springs High School graduate
Deadline: Varies

The Bagpiping & Drumming Summer Camp Scholarship

The Get Out and Play Foundation is offering its scholarship awards for both adult and youth applicants. The Bagpiping & Drumming Summer Camp Scholarship awards paid tuition for the recipient to receive instruction at any Pennsylvania or Ohio School of Piping & Drumming.All applicants must reside in either Pennsylvania or Ohio.

Provided By: The Get Out and Play Foundation
Course: Multiple courses
Award: Varies
Eligibility: Pennsylvania or Ohio (reside in either)
Deadline: Varies

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The Heinz College – DMI Scholarship Program

Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, in partnership with the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy, is pleased to announce the creation of the Heinz College – DMI Scholarship Program.To be considered for the scholarship, Heinz College applicants should indicate their involvement with DMI on the application for admission. Eligible students will receive at least $6,000 per semester, and most students will receive more.The award will be made at the time of admission (no separate application is necessary).

Provided By: Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College
Course: Multiple
Award: $6,000 per semester
Eligibility: College students
Deadline: Varies

The UCR Pipe Band Scholarship

UCR Pipe Band Scholarship is being offered by The University of California. UC Riverside student or qualified for entry to UC Riverside at an undergraduate level are welcome to apply. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to qualified applicants who wish to attend the University of California, Riverside.

Provided By: The University of CaliforniaRiversidePipe Band
Course:  Undergraduate level
Award: $2,000
Eligibility: Undergraduate students
Deadline: Varies

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