2022/2023 MTN Foundation/Muson Music Scholarship Program for aspiring Musicians.


The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) in conjunction with the MTN Foundation (MTNF) announces the entrance examinations for the Sixteenth (16th) set of the MTNF MUSON Diploma course in music for the 2022/2023 academic year.

The MUSON Diploma 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.


The Entrance Examinations will take place from September 9th – September 12th, 2022 and will take the form of:

  • A written Examination in Music Theory at appropriately
    Grade 5 standard general music knowledge
    Date: 6th September, 2022
    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • An audition on a major instrumental or voice at least
  • Grade 5 standard before a Faculty Jury:
  • Date: 7th – 12th September, 2022
  • Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Admission Requirements

  • 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.
  • 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.

Application Deadline: August 21, 2022

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