MTNF MUSON Music Scholars Programme (Diploma Scholarships) For Nigerians

For the MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars, The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) in conjunction with the MTN Foundation (MTNF) announces its entrance examinations for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Application Deadline: 18th August 2023

About the MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars: The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) in conjunction with the MTN Foundation (MTNF) announces entrance examinations for the seventeenth (17th) set of the MTNF/MUSON Music Scholars Diploma course in music for the 2023 – 2024 academic year.
The MUSON School of Music is staffed and equipped to meet international standards in music education.

The diploma course is a full time 2 year course offering advanced training in music with the following majors: Piano, Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Classical Guitar, Voice.

Students are also required to take 2 terms of an instrument minor other than their major instrumental family. All voice students must pass grade 2 piano, instrumentalists must pass vocal techniques and all students must belong to the choir. Orchestra is required for all string majors. All wind and percussion majors must belong to band. Others who may not be majors are welcome to audition for the orchestra band.

Our goal is to produce a well rounded, thoroughly educated musicians who would qualify for direct entry as transfer students into a university to fulfill the remaining requirements for an undergraduate music degree. We strive to produce graduates comparable to those found in a Conservatoire and we have patterned our syllabus on those standards.

The examinations will take place from September 5th – September 8th, 2023 and will take the form of:

  • A written examination in Music Theory at appropriately grade 5 standard and general music knowledge.
  • An audition on a major instrument or voice of at least grade 5 standard before a faculty or jury.
  • An aural interview.

Type: Diploma

Eligibility:

  • Applicants for the MTNF/MUSON diploma course in Music are expected to possess the following minimum requirements:
    • The General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Ordinary Level with credits in five (5) subjects including English Language, or
    • The Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) with a credit in English Language
    • The 5 credits must have been obtained at not more than two sittings and before admission to the diploma course.

Other Requirements

  • PRACTICAL: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognized by the MUSON School such as ABRSM or Trinity.
  • THEORY: Grade five (5) or higher pass certificate of the MUSON School of Music or any other music examining body recognized by the MUSON SCHOOL.

NB: Applicants who possess the above practical or theory certificates would have also satisfied the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.

Applicants who are deficient in the theory requirements but show outstanding practical ability may be admitted. These students must take a remedial theory course and must pass the minimum requirements in the first year

 

Selection: The examinations will take place from September 5th– September 8th, 2023 and will take the form of:

  • A written examination in Music Theory at appropriately grade 5 standard and general music knowledge.
  • An audition on a major instrument or voice of at least grade 5 standard before a faculty or jury.
  • An oral interview.

Successful candidates from the examinations will be invited for admission.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be Taken at (Country): Nigeria

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Funded

Duration of Award: 2-Year Fulltime course. NO Part-time!!!

How to Apply for the MTNF MUSON Music Scholars:

Applicants who possess the above Practical or Theory certificates must also satisfy the GCE (O/L) or SSCE requirements.
Interested applicants who are deficient in the theory requirements but display an outstanding practical ability in the opinion of the Faculty/Jury may be considered for admission but must enroll in the remedial theory course to meet the necessary standard by the end of the first year.

The application form to be filled is available below.

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