BENNINGTON - The Bennington County Choral Society is preparing for its 2013 music scholarship auditions.

This year the Choral Society will award up to two $400 scholarships to talented high school musicians from Bennington County and the neighboring towns of Williamstown, Petersburgh, Hoosick, White Creek, Cambridge and North Adams.

The auditions will be held on Tuesday, May 7, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, Hillside Street in Bennington.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 9.

Those interested in more information or an application for the audition should immediately write to: BCCS Scholarship Auditions, Theresa Armata, 43 Skytop Dr., Bennington VT 05201 or Shirley Letiecq, 19 Bacon Hollow Rd., Sunderland, VT 05250.