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University Education For The Creative Industries

What Uni? Student Choice Awards 2020

Entrance Bursaries

A fixed amount to help with the financial challenges encountered when transitioning into higher education.

The number of entrance bursaries are limited by the total size of the budgeted funds.

Eligibility:

Students must be:
• fully enrolled at Futureworks
• home-funded
• self-declared as one or more of the declared underrepresented groups
• year 1 (level 4)

Process:

Applications will be reviewed & approved by the A&P Steering Group panel.

In arriving at its decisions, the panel will use a points system with applicants receiving three points for each underrepresented group of which they have self-declared. Applicants who fall into multiple categories will receive points for each category.

Applicants will be weighted according to their total scores, and they will be considered by the panel in order of weighting. In arriving at their decisions, the panel will judge the motivation and potential of the applicant through reference to their personal statement required as part of the application process.

All applications will be anonymised prior to the panel review. This process will take place in the second full week of October and applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application week commencing 17th October.

Funding amount:

£500 paid directly to the student.

Application deadline:

30th September, 5pm.

Applications will be reviewed equally no matter when they are received before the deadline.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

How to apply:

Applications open on 1st August at 9am.

You can apply for this financial support package by clicking here.

Please do not assume that an application will be successful, nor anticipate any amount that may be received, as awards are discretionary and not guaranteed.