GENERAL CMB SCHOLARSHIP
The CMB is privileged to have an endowed scholarship program for tuition remission that is available to EVERY member of the Cardinal Marching Band. To receive the scholarship in full, you must earn an A or B as the final semester grade, attend all scheduled fall and spring performances, and be in compliance with the UofL Code of Conduct. Amounts are distributed on a tiered system based on the number of years a member has been in the band. Students are required to attend band camp prior to fall semester. Music majors who are placed into marching band after ensemble auditions, and do not attend band camp, will not receive tuition remission.
The 2017-18 CMB scholarship amounts are as follows:
1st Year Members: $800.00
2nd Year Members: $1000.00
3rd Year Members: $1100.00
4th Year Members: $1200.00
5th Year Members: $1300.00
CMB FEATURED TWIRLER SCHOLARSHIP
The CMB Featured Twirler Scholarship is funded through Owsley Brown Frazier endowment and is award to interested Twirlers who have experience performing with Marching Bands. This full-tuition scholarship is award to one twirler and covers the cost of out-of-state tuition for 4 years. If you would like to apply for a twirler position, please send your current resume and a video of your most recent work to:
UofL School of Music
ATTN: Dr. Amy Acklin
2301 S. 3rd St.
Louisville, KY 40208
If you have questions, please contact the UofL Bands office.
CMB BUGLER SCHOLARSHIP
The CMB Bugler is responsible for playing the “Call to the Post” at all home football games, some away games, bowl performance and special events. Yearly auditions for the CMB Bugler position takes place during band camp and are open to CMB members only. This highly coveted position come with a $2,000.00 scholarship as well as specialized publicity.
The CMB Buglar position is auditioned each year at the beginning of band camp and is open to all musicians in the trumpet section. CMB Bugler audition music can be found by clicking here: CMB Bugler Audition. If you are interested in receiving more information about the audition process please contact the UofL Bands office.
SERVICE CREW SCHOLARSHIPS
The CMB has two service based crews, Uniform Crew & Equipment Crew, that returning members (2nd year membership and above) are able to interview for. These interviews take place during Student Leadership Auditions that are held in late March or April of the preceding season. These scholarships are a yearly contract that student may re-interview.
Pending the successful completion of an interview with the CMB faculty, the CMB awards four scholarships for students who wish the serve on the Equipment Crew. This group of students is responsible for the maintenance, setup and storage of all the CMB equipment that is used at weekly rehearsals, trips and performances. Each member for the Equipment Crew receives an additional $850.00 scholarship and is renewed based on the successful completion a Student Leadership Audition Interview.
Pending the successful completion of an interview with the CMB faculty, the CMB awards four scholarships for students whom wish the serve on the uniform crew. This group of students is responsible for the maintenance, distribution and storage of all the CMB uniforms and clothing apparel. Each member for the Uniform Crew receives an additional $850.00 scholarship and is renewed based on the successful completion Student Leadership Audition Interview.