Scholarship applications now open

Applications for the 2020 intake of the Manhattan School of Music Hugh Masekela Scholarship are open until Sunday December 1.

All applications should be submitted to the school via the website Six qualifying students will each receive a scholarship over three years to attend an institution where a young Masekela studied for four years.

The scholarship is aimed at young South African musical talent who face social, cultural and economic challenges, and, nonetheless, have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to advancing their craft.

The scholarship is a joint initiative of the Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation, The ELMA Music Foundation and the Manhattan School of Music. Visit or call 011 447 8351 for details.