THE LAMAR TRIPLETT SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES
A. The recipient should be a graduating senior of either sex, a member of their high school band, and must have maintained at least a 2.5 G.P.A. their senior year.
B. Economic need is not necessarily a requirement.
C. Applicants must plan to major in Music Education, participating in the major performing ensembles in a four-year college or university within the State of Alabama with the intention of becoming a band director upon graduation.
D. Applicants must write an essay on “Why I Want To Be A Band Director.”
E. Applicants must be responsible, conscientious students, with demonstrated character and leader ship qualities, who have exerted a positive influence on their peers.
F. The applicant should have participated in events beyond the regular high school band class such as All-State Band, District Solo and Ensemble Festival, All-State Jazz Band and college honor bands.
G. Students may apply for this scholarship by completing an application.
H. The recipient will be chosen by the Phi Beta Mu Scholarship Committee.
I. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the Committee each year and awarded at the annual All-State Band Festival.
J. The check for this one-year scholarship will be written directly to the four year college or university within the State of Alabama of the recipient’s choice.
K. The deadline for applications to be received by the Scholarship Committee Chairman is March 1st each year.
L. Applicant’s band director must sign the application and write a letter of recommendation.
RETURN APPLICATION FORM BY MARCH 1