Each school year, the Newfoundland & Labrador Band Association awards one graduating grade 12 band student the
NLBA Band Student Scholarship.
Sarah Ralph, 2023 Scholarship Winner, Exploits Valley High School
“You can be yourself in a band room - you can’t always do that at school. If you're having a terrible day, band can help make it better. If your having a good day, band can help make it great."
In an effort to celebrate student success in band, the NLBA has established a scholarship for a grade 12 band student, from any region of Newfoundland and Labrador, who exemplifies dedication to their band program. The successful applicant should display leadership, a degree of proficiency, and a genuine “love for band”.
This scholarship fund is largely dependant on publicly donated funds and therefore the amount awarded varies from year to year. Thanks to this year's generous public support, the NLBA was able to award the 2023 winner with a $1000 scholarship.
The NLBA welcomes donations of any amount to the NLBA Band Student Scholarship Fund for graduates of the 2023 - 2024 school year. Your support of Newfoundland and Labrador's band students is abundantly and genuinely felt and appreciated.
School Band Program
Applicants must be an active member of their school concert band, jazz band, symphonic band, or wind ensemble. School band directors will be contacted to verify student involvement/participation.
Applicants must have enroled, or intend to enrol, in a post-secondary program which they will begin after graduation. Any post-secondary program will be accepted (i.e. university, college, technical, etc.)
Applicants must fully complete the scholarship application (Google form), which can be found HERE.