BMAT offers 30 talent scholarships to aspiring music biz leaders

26th July 2021

BMAT Music Innovators are partnering with IMB International Music Business School to call forward aspiring young professionals to work on real challenges and help better the music sector through innovation.


Having been in close collaboration with IMB International Music Business School since 2018, global music technology leaders BMAT Music Innovators are now offering 30 talent scholarships of €3000 each for the academic year of 2021-22. The scholarships are open to both students and professionals taking part in IMB School’s Challenges Module.

“The students will play an active role in executing innovative solutions for global music companies.”

The aptly named “BMAT x Innovation” talent scholarships provide a unique training opportunity. The students themselves will play an active role in thinking up and executing valuable, innovative solutions for global music companies such as YouTube Music, Sony Music, Warner Chappell, Primavera Sound, BMAT themselves, plus more to be confirmed.

The selected participants for the module will face 7 different “challenges” over the academic year. From global business strategy to technology innovation and community management, these challenges will span across diverse fields – all of which will empower the companies at hand to better the world of music.

“The challenges span across diverse fields – all of which will empower the companies at hand to better the world of music.”

David Loscos, Director of IMB School explains “We created the Challenges Module alongside major global players so we could place students in a position where, for the first time, they could be the source of inspiring and valuable solutions for the whole music sector.”

YouTube, SONY, Warner, Primavera Sound, BMAT Music Innovators, IMB School

These “challenges” are open-outcome, widening the space for value creation as students work on solution proposals. The aim is to attract and train the best talent out there so they can learn to lead an expanding music business. A music business that requires a fresh generation of innovation-driven managers with a global vision.

“The aim is to attract and train the best talent out there so they can learn to lead an expanding music business.”

The call for these 30 scholarships is divided into 2 rounds. The application deadline for the 1st round is the 22nd of August 2021, and is aimed at Master’s students. The 2nd round, with an application deadline of the 10th of October 2021, at Postgraduate students.

Find out more about the scholarships and apply to make your mark on the music sector.

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