Purpose: The purpose of the WWC Phyllis M. Varner Memorial Vocal Scholarships is to provide financial assistance to female high school students to further their vocal education.

Parameters: ​Two scholarships shall be awarded. One scholarship will recognize a student with outstanding vocal talent, and the other will recognize a student with the potential for development, who may not yet have had the opportunity to take voice lessons. The scholarships shall be in the amount of $300.00 (each), and shall be paid directly to the students' voice instructors to cover lesson fees.

Deadline: Scholarship applications are due no later than midnight, April 28, 2017.  The scholarship winner(s) shall be announced in May and the funds awarded to coincide with the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year.

Eligibility: Female students who will be entering grades 9 through 12 during the 2017-2018 school year are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must reside within the Williamsburg area: this includes the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and those portions of York County that have Williamsburg postal addresses.

Considerations: The following areas will be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship(s):

  • Acceptance of applicant to study with a recognized music professional or the desire to do so if not studying privately.
  • A proven, sustained interest in music and vocal arts.
  • Vocal ability.

scholarship application


Please download the Guidelines and Application Form for your scholarship application!

Application Form


We are pleased to open our scholarship application for the 2017-2018 season.​
The application deadline is April 28, 2017. Be sure to download the guidelines and application form documents which contain instructions for your application.

Applications and all application materials shall be sent to:

Williamsburg Women’s Chorus
C/O Kim Storms – Scholarship Chair
P.O. Box 685
Williamsburg, VA 23187