Ben Chasan Scholarship

Scholarship Purpose

The Taft Raider Band Boosters annually sponsor and award a scholarship to selected band or guard senior student applicants. The scholarship is given in honor of Mr. Ben Chasan, director of the Taft Raider Band from 1985 to 1999, in recognition of his exemplary service, dedication, and contributions to the organization. The purpose of the Taft Raider Band Ben Chasan Scholarship is to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the organization by students who embody the same level of commitment and dedication to the Taft Raider Band as modeled by Mr. Chasan.


Scholarship Eligibility

To apply for the Taft Raider Band Ben Chasan Scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a graduating senior in the current class enrolled in either band or guard at Taft HS

  • Have a band account in good standing (all band fees paid off)

  • Have an overall GPA of 80% or above

  • Have an overall grade in band or guard of 90% or above

Application Process:

  • Students who would like to apply should fill out the following application, along with requested letters of recommendation before the deadline of Monday, May 10th.

2021 Taft Raider Band Scholarship Application