Awards and Scholarships

 Harris Institute has issued over $1.9M in scholarships and awards since 1989.

Nine $500 scholarships are presented at the annual Graduation and

Awards Ceremony to the students who achieved the highest academic

standing in APP/AMP 1, APP 2 and AMP 2 each term.


A $1,000 award is presented annually to the student who achieves the highest

academic standing in the Audio Production or Arts Management Program.


All students are eligible to be nominated by Harris Institute staff for three $4,000

scholarships presented annually by MusiCounts (CARAS) in the categories

of producer/engineer, music business or performing artist.


Double Major graduates of APP + AMP receive a $2,500 bursary and are

awarded Music Business Professional (MBP) Certification.


The Charles James Harris Leadership Award is presented with $500 to a student

who demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities by contributing to school life.

 Graduates of the Audio Production and the Arts Management Programs are

eligible for full scholarships valued at $17,000 for BA or BSc Degrees

at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

Double major graduates of APP + AMP are eligible for direct entry into Master’s

Degrees at UWS with partial scholarships valued at $3,500, an

accommodation bursary and meal plan.

Students achieving a combined average of 80% or greater from all courses within

the Audio Production Program or the Arts Management Program are

awarded the Harris Institute Honours Diploma.


Harris Alumni Awards for ‘Excellence in Audio Production’, ‘Music Industry Education’

and ‘Music Industry Professional of the Year’ are presented to past graduates and faculty.