Annual awards for high school seniors or undergraduate students who are active marching band, color guard, or drum and bugle corp members who participated in a final or championship competition at the Drum Corps International (DCI) Competition, Winter Guard International (WGI) Competition or Bands of America (BOA) Competition. Candidates must be nominated by the unit they are members of and have a minimum 2.75 GPA. Award amount starts at $500. Due date is determined by the competition in which the applicant participated. Number of awards may vary. An essay must be submitted with the application packet. Nonrewnewable, but recipients may reapply annually.