Due to the current situation, the Scholarship application process has changed.
We still want to ensure you have the opportunity to be recognized for your hard work. We have adjusted the scholarship application to be google forms to make it easy for you, your director, and your teachers to fill this out.
Please ensure that when you email the links to your teacher/director that they must insert your student ID # on the form.
You MUST include your ID# in your email to them so they know it.
Link to form for STUDENT to fill out – STUDENT form
Link to form for TEACHER to fill out – TEACHER form
Link to form for DIRECTOR to fill out – DIRECTOR form
All forms are requested by April 24, 2020.
Levels of scholarship
Spirit of Saginaw Scholarship – $750 will be awarded to one student.
Rough Rider Band Scholarship – $500 will be awarded to two students.
Red and Gold Scholarship – $100 will be awarded to all other applicants.
Receiving your funds
You must provide a payment receipt from your college, university, or technical school in order for your scholarship check to be made payable to you or your parent OR you may request that your scholarship check be made out directly to the institution on your behalf (if this is the choice, please provide your college, university, or technical school student.
Band scholarship funds must be paid to you or your institution by March of the year following graduation, or they will be forfeited. If there are extenuating circumstances that may cause delay, this must be communicated in writing and confirmed by the Saginaw Band Boosters treasurer to allow an extension.
Teacher Recommendation Form
You are required to provide two teacher recommendation forms if you would like to be eligible for the Spirit of Saginaw Scholarship. You are required to provide one recommendation form if you would like to receive the Rough Rider Band Scholarship or the Red and Gold Scholarship. Teachers will return the completed forms to the directors. It is your responsibility to ensure that the form is returned on time. Your application will not be considered without your recommendation(s).
Band Director Evaluation
You are required to deliver the appropriate form to your director for them to fill out. Your application will not be considered without your evaluation.
All band fees must be paid in full to be eligible for a scholarship.