Harris and UWS Celebrate 10th Anniversary with $640K in Scholarships

TORONTO, July 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Harris Institute and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their partnership with ten $64K(CAD) scholarships to earn two Diplomas and a Master's Degree in Canada, Scotland and England in less than 3 years.

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Over the last decade Harris and UWS have pioneered accelerated post secondary education. Two hundred and forty-four students have benefitted from advanced academic credentials, senior faculty exchanges, international work placements and artist tours managed by students.

"Our unique partnership has enabled students from Canada and the UK to have unprecedented educational experiences", says John Harris, Harris Institute's founder. "These scholarships will allow individuals from around the world to benefit from a one-of-a-kind academic opportunity".

Ten students will each receive full scholarships to earn Audio Production Program (APP) and Arts Management Program (AMP) Diplomas in 20 months at Harris Institute in Toronto, Canada and a Master's Degree in Sound Production, Songwriting or Music Industries in 12 months at the University of the West of Scotland in Glasgow/Ayr and their new campus in London, England.

About Harris Institute
Harris Institute is the only school outside the US in Billboard Magazine's 'Top 11 Schools'. It ranked #1 in the 'Media Arts Education Report' and was featured in Mix Magazine's 'Audio Education's Finest' and Billboard Magazine's 'Schools That Rock'. The college's graduates have received 172 awards and nominations in the last two years. Diploma Program information is at www.harrisinstitute.com   

About the University of the West of Scotland
UWS is Scotland's largest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Glasgow, Hamilton, Paisley and London, England. Its music related programs have ranked in the top 5 in the UK for student satisfaction. It is the only school with Master's Degree Programs in Sound Production, Songwriting and Music Industries. MA Program information is at www.uws.ac.uk/MAMusic

The deadline for Scholarship Applications is Friday, October 14, 2016.
Scholarship Recipients will be announced on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Additional Information and Application Form

SOURCE Harris Institute

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For further information: John Harris, President, Harris Institute, 416.367.0178 or john@harrisinstitute.com; Anne Gifford, Assistant Dean International, School of Media, Culture & Society, UWS, 01292 886360 or Anne.GIFFORD@uws.ac.uk


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