Scholarships

Charles E. Carter

 

Awarded in honor of Charles Carter, Arranger and Associate Director, Florida State University Marching Chiefs 1953-1996. This is a $2,000 award which may be presented to recognize students in the FSU School of Music with a major or emphasis in arranging or composing for wind instruments. Student(s) must be recommended by the FSU College of Music Faculty. 

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Manley R. Whitcomb Scholarship

 
This award of merit and achievement is granted annually to well-rounded sophomore or junior band students majoring in Music, and is intended as a reward for past experience or motivation for future experience. This award is currently a stipend of $5,000. Student(s) must be recommended by the FSU Director of Bands. The award was established in 1986. Click here for a list of recipients.

Manley R. Whitcomb

Robert T. Braunagel Graduate Assistantship

 

The Robert T. Braunagel Scholarship provides up to $5,000 to support graduate student(s) within the FSU Band Program. The graduate student(s) will be recommended by the Director of Bands.

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Marching Chiefs Color Guard Scholarship

 


This is a $1,250 award given to students with a high level of skill in the Marching Chief's color guard (flag/rifle). Students are recommended by the Marching Chiefs Director and selected by a FSUMCA representative. 

 

Marching Chiefs Majorette/Feature Twirler Scholarship

 

This is a $1,250 award given to students with a high level of skill in the Majorette or Feature Twirler areas. Students are recommended by the Marching Chiefs Director and selected by a FSUMCA representative.

 

Need Based Scholarship(s)

 
This scholarship was established to support needs-based members of the Marching Chiefs. This scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the Director of Bands. The total award(s) in this category will not exceed $3,000.