Inglewood, Calif. (April 13, 2023)—Justin Timberlake is pictured with the 1500 Sound Academy’s co-founders James Fauntleroyand Larrance “Rance” Dopson (with students and faculty) when he recently visited their Inglewood, California based campus to announce two special Nicole Hurst Scholarship opportunities in honor of his former backup singer who passed away from breast cancer in 2021.
Two aspiring music students will have the opportunity to receive scholarships – one to attend 1500 Sound Academy’s Industry & Music Fundamentals Program on-campus in Inglewood, California; and one to attend 1500 Sound Academy’s All Around Musician Program in Taipei, Taiwan campus. Applicants can apply for the L.A. scholarship HERE; and for the Taipei scholarship HERE. Application deadline is April 26, 2023 and the recipients will be announced on May 12, 2023.
Says Timberlake, “This is an incredible place and I’m so excited to be here — it’s a pathway into the future. I’m super proud of the academy’s growth, and I can’t wait to hear the next generation of artists from both of these amazing schools. Check out the video statement HERE.