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 2012 Drum Corps International Championships the Jim Ott Scholarship was awarded to Kevin Hoenie, a member of the Music City Drum & Bugle Corps.
The 2011 Jim Ott Scholarship was awarded to Stephen Grindel.
For additional information write to:
P.O. Box 9010
Stockton, CA 95208