Scholarship Information

Scholarship applications for the 2021 Chorus America Conference are now closed.


Chorus America is pleased to announce the following scholarship opportunities for the 2021 Chorus America Virtual Conference. 

Leaders of Color Scholarship (8)

Who can apply: Anyone at any point of their career who identify as ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American) and/or a person of color.  

First Time Conference Attendee Scholarship (5)

Who can apply: Anyone attending the conference for the first time.

General Scholarship (5)

Who can apply: Any Chorus America member that wishes to attend the conference.

Scholarships will cover Winter Replays and Summer registration fees in full. All scholarship applications are due Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:59 PM EST.

Recipients will be notified by April 14. Applicants not awarded a scholarship will be able to register for the conference at the discounted rate.

Evaluation Criteria

Students and choral leaders of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for scholarships and will be specially considered as part of Chorus America’s ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion in the choral field.

Diverse backgrounds can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, nationality, language, religious beliefs, socioeconomic background, and other areas of identity.

Applications will be evaluated based on the quality of the responses and potential for the scholarship to make a lasting impact in the applicant’s career and/or choral community. Quality responses are more than three sentences, but less than two paragraphs. Applicants may apply for multiple scholarships but will receive no more than one award. Scholarship recipients are selected on a competitive basis.

Please login to the website, then click here to apply.

Questions? Please contact Anne Grobstich Erps, Director of Finance and Operations, at [email protected]

We are deeply grateful to the Popplestone Foundation and John C. Griswold Family Foundation for their generous support for the 2021 Chorus America Conference scholarships.


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