Ed Sheeran

Scholarship opportunity for aspiring singers

Teens who love to belt out the newest Ed Sheeran or Selena Gomez tune might want to apply for a scholarship from the Williamsburg Women's Chorus.

The Phyllis M. Varner Memorial scholarships are open to any women entering grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 who live in James City County, Williamsburg and those parts of York County with a Williamsburg address.

Applications are due April 28. The $300 prize, awarded to two applicants, is paid to a voice coach to cover lesson fees.

Prior lessons or experience isn't required. One grant will go to a student with established vocal talent, and the other to someone with potential to develop her skills, according to the application...

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