The Jim Ott Scholarship is a national scholarship offered by SOME to members of the Drum & Bugle Corps activity. It is in the amount of $3,000 and is named after Jim Ott who was a nationally known brass arranger for several different Drum & Bugle Corps including the Stockton Commodores, Concord Blue Devils, and Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps. It is presented each year at the Drum Corps International Championships.

At the 2013 Drum Corps International Championships the Jim Ott Scholarship was awarded to Dominic Zanaboni, a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps.

The 2011 Jim Ott Scholarship was awarded to Kevin Hoenie.

The 2012 Jim Ott Scholarship was awarded to Stephen Grindel.

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