Reading Community Singers supports the advancement of music education by providing a scholarship to a student pursuing a career in music.

  • The one-time award is for $1,000.
  • The application process is open to any graduating high school senior or full time undergraduate college student pursuing a major or minor in music.
  • Applicants must reside in Reading or a town in the surrounding area.
  • By accepting the RCS annual scholarship, the recipient consents to have his/her name and likeness used for promotion purposes.

The scholarship recipient is expected to:

  • Prepare and perform a short program for the RCS spring concert on Saturday night, May 18, 2019.
  • Attend dress rehearsal for the RCS spring concert on Friday night, May 17, 2019.

Past Recipients of the RCS scholarship:

Emily Cummings, 2018 Scholarship Winner

2018 Emily Cummings

2017 Julianne Mulvey

2016 Maria Ren

2015 Nicole Beauregard

2014 Amy Sokolow

2013 Connor Burke

2012 Ian West

2011 Meghan O’Keefe

2010 Greta Asgeirsson

How to apply for the 2019 RCS Scholarship:

Scholarship Application 2019

Fill it out completely.
Send the application materials, including one letter of reference, to:

Reading Community Singers
P.O. Box 72
Reading, MA 01867

Applications must be postmarked by 12/31/2018.

Finalists will be notified by 1/15/2019.
Auditions will be held on Sunday, February 10th, 2019*.
*The RCS scholarship is awarded at the sole discretion of the judges, whose decisions are final.