Established in 2023, the Sound Machine Booster Club's "Financial Assistance Program" is a comprehensive fund managed by the Fundraising Committee of the Sound Machine Booster Club. The committee is dedicated to providing financial assistance for North Carolina Central University band students. The fund assists band students actively enrolled in the North Carolina Central University Division of Bands with expenses (groceries, rent, bills, etc.) based on merit and need.
NCCU band students enrolled in the Marching Band, Concert Band, Pep Band, Wind Ensemble, or any other official extension are eligible to apply for assistance. Selected recipients will be awarded funds in the semester upon receipt of proof of enrollment.
Application submissions are as follows:
Fall 2023 semester; August 15 - 31, 2023
*Awarded recipients will be announced no later than September 20, 2023.
Spring 2024 semester; January 1 - 20, 2024.
* Awarded recipients will be announced no later than February 1, 2024.
Please consider donating to help us support our NCCU Sound Machine Band Students in times of documented emergency or financial need. You may donate via our below Paypal or CashApp services. Please designate SMBC Financial Assistance Program for your donation choice. Thank you!