Buena Park, CA – September 2013… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, is pleased to announce the formation of the Hosa Technology Audio Engineering Program Scholarship at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. The scholarship will first be awarded in Fall 2013 to a new student enrolling in the MI Audio Engineering Program who clearly articulates their career goals in the music industry, as well as why they should be considered for the scholarship, in a 500 word essay.
The Hosa Technology Audio Engineering Program Scholarship is available to students enrolled in the Audio Engineering Program only. The award constitutes a $1,000.00 tuition credit ($1,000.00 per quarter for the first quarter of the program, as long as the recipient maintains satisfactory progress). The scholarship recipient will also receive a voucher for $250 worth of Hosa products at retail value. The recipient of the Hosa Technology Audio Engineering Program Scholarship must maintain full-time enrollment status (12 units) during the full length of the award period.
Beth Marlis, Vice President of Industry and Community Relations at Musicians Institute and Executive Director of The Musicians Foundation, reflected on the formation of the Hosa Technology Audio Engineering Program Scholarship and its significance to potential candidates, “All of us at Musicians Institute are delighted to have the support of Hosa Technology. A scholarship program of this nature can make a considerable difference in a student’s ability to pursue their musical aspirations. As a recognized industry leader, Hosa’s products play an integral role in today’s music—both in terms of studio production and live performance. I’m confident this new scholarship program will be tremendously beneficial.”
Mayumi Martinez, CEO of Hosa Technology, echoes Marlis’ enthusiasm. “Musicians Institute is a vital link in the education of up and coming musicians and audio engineers, and we are very pleased to offer our support to those students deserving of financial assistance,” Martinez states. “Over the years, Hosa has been fortunate to gain a loyal following and be positioned as a leading provider of connectivity solutions to the music and sound industry. I believe our participation in this endeavor allows us to give back to the community while investing in the next generation of music and audio professionals. We look forward to a long, mutually beneficial relationship with Musicians Institute.”