The MTN foundation has commenced involves application for the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) scholarship programme 2020. the decision for application, which began on Friday, August 7, 2020, is hospitable musically-inclined young Nigerians across the country.
Since 2006, the MTN Foundation partnering with MUSON has funded over 330 music scholars providing a scholarship award covering tuition, transportation, resource materials, among others for a two-year diploma.
MUSON’s internationally recognised programme promotes the understanding and performance of classical and contemporary music. All applicants must possess a minimum academic qualification of GCE with a minimum of five credit passes including English or its SSCE equivalent. additionally , applicants must have a grade five or higher pass certificate of MUSON or the other recognised music examining body.
Speaking on the scholarship, Acting secretary of MTN Foundation, Odunayo Sanya, said, “Music may be a universal sort of expression. Music education is however not readily available or affordable to many young Nigerians. it’s been inspiring seeing our young scholars excel in various areas of music across the world . We are excited at the talent we’ll receive this year, and appearance forward to playing our part in achieving their dreams.”