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Financial Need Based Scholarships

The Youth Orchestras of Prince William provides financial assistance 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. Please apply by July 1st if you are interested.

Form PDFScholarship Application 2017-2018

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. The Youth Orchestras of Prince William will host a benefit concert each season to raise funds for this scholarship. Applications are due no later than August 1st for this scholarship opportunity.

Form PDFJoy Yi Scholarship Application 2017

Form PDFJoy Yi Scholarship Guidelines 2016-2017

Carol Tumbleson Taylor Scholarship

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. Applications are due no later than July 15th.

Form PDFCarol Tumbleson Taylor Scholarship Application 2016

Form PDFCarol Tumbleson Taylor Scholarship Guidelines 2016-2017