The Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg is offering 6 scholarships (totalling $11,500) to aspiring instrumentalists and vocalists to further their musical training.

WMC Scholarship $3000
WMC Scholarship $2500
Madeleine Gauvin Scholarship $2000
Phyllis Ilavsky Scholarship $1500
Holtby Scholarship $1500
Berythe Birse Scholarship $1000


The 2019 Scholarship auditions are to be held:

 Saturday May 11th 2019 at the

Eva Clare Hall, University of Manitoba. 

Auditions begin at 9:00 a.m. with three adjudicators present. In order to ensure that an audience is present for the applicants on the day of their auditions, members of the public are invited to attend and are welcome at any time.

Applications for Scholarships may be completed by filling out the online application form through our website.  **The first 20 FULLY COMPLETED applications are being accepted!** (This means that ALL components of the application need to be received – the form completed, letter from your teacher received, photo uploaded, fees paid – etc….before an application is deemed COMPLETE – and can be counted as one of the 20)

The application deadline is – April 14th 2019 

The Scholarship Winners perform each year in December, as part of the regular concert season while most students are at home for the holidays. The 2019 concert takes place at the Muriel Richardson Auditorium of the Winnipeg Art Gallery on Sunday, December 29th 2019 at 2 pm.  After the performances, awards are presented and group photographs are taken.  

The scholarship program has been a feature of the Women’s Musical Club mandate since 1915. The names of the winners and the amounts of the awards are listed in a pamphlet which is updated yearly.