News ICMP Scholarship Apply Now!

Supported by Mapex UK, the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance offers free or subsidised places worth over 30,000 every year.

The very much sought after one-year Higher Diploma is specialist one-year full-time course, developed by the Institute to train and develop students of guitar, bass, drums and vocals for a career in the music industry. It was the first full-time course of its kind ever developed in the UK and achieving a place on the course continues to be an aspirational goal for young musicians.

There will be one fully-funded place for the winner (worth over 5,000) plus a partially funded place for the runner-up (worth over 2,500).

This year's drum award is now open to applications, just head over to to apply but act fast, there is only one week left to submit your application!