need-based scholarship 

The Youth Orchestras of Prince William offers a limited number of scholarships to student musicians who wish to participate but may have limited resources. These scholarships are funded by donations from YOPW's Sponsor-a-Child program. All members, new or returning, may apply for these scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on a recommendation from the Scholarship Committee and available funds.

Deadline: August 15

Need-based scholarship form


Joy-yi scholarship award 

The Joy Yi Scholarship Award, given in memory of YSO violinist Joy Yi, is to be given to a deserving, talented member of the Youth Orchestras of Prince William who demonstrates a serious interest in music. One scholarship of $200 will be awarded to a musician selected by the Joy Yi Scholarship Committee and applied to his/her YOPW tuition. This scholarship will continue annually for as long as funds are available.

Deadline: August 15

Joy -Yi scholarship application form

carol tumbleson taylor scholarship award 

The Carol Tumbleson Taylor Scholarship Program, created in honor of former YOPW Executive Director Carol Taylor, provides scholarships for private lessons to student musicians participating in YOPW. This scholarship program, administered by the YOPW Board of Directors, awards scholarships intending to supplement a long-term commitment to private lessons and musical excellence. 

Deadline: September 15