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Ford Fund Honors Founder of Michigan Opera Theater, Invests in Music Scholarships

DEARBORN, Mich., July 19, 2017 - Ford Motor Company Fund and the Michigan Opera Theater (MOT) will honor MOT founder and artistic director David DiChiera with $50,000 in scholarships for aspiring music students at Wayne State University’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. The David DiChiera Scholarship Award will provide a $10,000 grant each year for the next five years to a student enrolled in vocal performance or related music programs. You can learn more here

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