MTN Foundation and the Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) recently graduated recipients of the MTN MUSON scholarship. The graduation, which is the 13th edition was a virtual ceremony for recipients of the prized MTN MUSON Scholarship award in 2018, drawn across various states.
The ceremony held at the Shell Hall of the MUSON centre was attended virtually by family and friends in accordance with COVID-19 protocols.
Presenting the graduands, Director MTN Foundation, Dennis Okoro said: “On behalf of the MTN family, I thank you all for entrusting us with your gift through this programme. We are honoured to be part of your success story and look forward to the great things you will achieve.”
Also commending MTN for its gesture, Director, School of Music, MUSON, Princess Banke Ademola said: “We thank MTNF for the golden opportunity and scholarship given to the students. More so, the unflinching support at monitoring by the staff of MTN. Surrounding the graduation ceremony of our students, although it is different this year with the COVID-19 pandemic, we still had glamorous presentations both in live stream and virtually.”
MTN Foundation has impacted students through various initiatives including the MTN Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (MTN STSS) and the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS). Over 300 students have been awarded under the MTN/MUSON scholarship scheme since 2006.