Advance your musical skills through the 2024 edition of the prestigious MTN Foundation/Muson Music Scholarship Programs 2024. The MTN Foundation, in collaboration with the Musical Society of Nigeria (Muson), is offering scholarship programs to talented and passionate musicians.
MTN Foundation-Muson Music Scholarship Programs 2024
This diploma course provides a two-year full-time training in music, encompassing various majors such as Piano, Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Classical Guitar, and Voice.
The MTN Foundation is committed to nurturing and supporting aspiring musicians by providing them with a platform to develop their talents and skills. The foundation aims to produce well-rounded musicians who can excel in any university and meet the requirements for an undergraduate music degree.
Benefits of MTN Foundation/Muson Scholarship Programs
The MTN Foundation/Muson Music Scholarship Programs offer amazing benefits to participating aspiring musicians, including:
- Advanced Music Training: Students selected for the scholarship will receive comprehensive and advanced music training from experienced instructors.
- Transfer Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the diploma course, students will be eligible for direct entry as transfer students into universities for further education.
- Syllabus Modeled on Conservatoires: The syllabus is structured to match the standards found in prestigious conservatoires, ensuring a high-quality education.
Eligibility Criteria for MTN Foundation/Muson Scholarship Programs
Interested Applicants for the MTN Foundation/Muson Music Scholarship Programs, must fulfill the conditions below to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Expected to have the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Ordinary Level with credits in five (5) subjects, including English Language, or
- Posses a Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) with a credit in English Language.
- Applicants must have obtained the five in no more than two sittings.
About Musical Society of Nigeria (Muson)
The Musical Society of Nigeria (Muson) is a prestigious institution that stands as a beacon of musical excellence in the heart of Nigeria. Founded in 1983, Muson has been instrumental in promoting and preserving the rich musical heritage of Nigeria while fostering a vibrant environment for artistic expression.
Muson’s inception can be traced back to the visionary efforts of a group of music enthusiasts and scholars who recognized the need to establish an organization dedicated to nurturing musical talent and promoting Nigeria’s cultural identity. Their shared passion and determination led to the birth of Muson, which has since grown to become a cultural powerhouse.
Practical and Theory Requirements
For Practical and Theory: Applicants are required to have a grade five certificate or higher, from The MUSON School of Music or any other recognized music examining body.
In possession of the above certificates, Applicants must also satisfy the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.
Students with outstanding practical ability but deficient in theory requirements may still be considered. However, they will be required to take a remedial theory course and meet the minimum requirements in the first year.
How to Apply?
Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in applying for this prestigious MTN scholarship, should kindly visit the MTN Foundation website or access the application form via this link: www.mtn.ng/foundation/mtn-muson-music-scholars-program/
August 18, 2023.