Win a guitar scholarship worth over £5K

The Guitar Institute, MusicRadar and Yamaha team up

The Guitar Institute

The Guitar Institute, part of London's Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP), is launching its 2009 guitar scholarship programme with a bonus.

One student will receive a free place, worth £5,250, on the Institute's Higher Diploma course starting in October 2009. A runner-up will receive a £2,600 award for study on the same programme.

MusicRadar and Yamaha Guitars are co-sponsoring the competition and applications are invited from students from across the world.

Past students of the ICMP's teaching include Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway, Katie Melua, and award-winning songwriter Kathy Dennis (Kylie, Britney, Katy Perry).

Closing date for entries is 6 March 2009. Apply here.