Scholarship: MTN Foundation calls for entries for 2021 MUSON programme
MTN Foundation has commenced calls for entries for the fifteenth (15th) edition of the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) 2021 scholarship programme which is open to musically inclined young Nigerians across the country.
Since 2006, the MTN Foundation, in partnership with MUSON, has funded and developed over 350 music scholars, thereby providing a scholarship award worth over N250, 000 which covers tuition, transportation, resource materials, among others for a two-year diploma.
“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without and is readily available and affordable to millions of Nigerians through Musical education. For us, we recognize the important role this plays to personal and communal development; which why we are excited at the talent we will be receiving this year and we as a Foundation look forward to playing our part to achieving their dream,” said Odunayo Sanya, the executive secretary, MTN Foundation.
MUSON’s internationally recognized programme promotes the understanding and performance of classical and contemporary music. The application form which is open and accessible to all musically inclined and talented young Nigerian’s comes to a close on Sunday 22 August.
To be eligible, applicants must possess a minimum academic qualification of GCE with at least five credit passes, including English or its SSCE equivalent. Additionally, applicants must have a grade five or higher pass certificate of MUSON or any other recognized music examining body.