Application for Jalma Scholarships
One of the goals of the Band Alumni Society is to provide financial assistance to qualified members of the University of Minnesota Bands. The band alumni scholarship is named the Michael M. Jalma Memorial scholarship in honor of the former University of Minnesota band director. We have awarded as much as $5,000.00 of scholarships per year to
To qualify for a Jalma scholarship, applicants must:
Have registered for at least one semester of band at the University of Minnesota in the past two years.
Plan to register for at least one semester of band in the next year (scholarships are given during the next semester recipient is registered for marching or concert band).
Be making progress towards an undergraduate degree - not on academic probation (All applicants must provide a copy of their transcript to verify band participation and academic progress. Grade point average is not a criterion for scholarship selection).
Applicants will be judged on the following criteria:
Contribution to the University Band program
Contribution to other areas (in and out of the University)