This scholarship is available to mature students applying for a place on any RVC undergraduate course.
Value: £5,000 per year
To qualify applicants must be:
- Over 25
- New to Higher Education
- Out of education for five years prior to the commencement of the course they are applying to study
For those applying for the Nursing or Veterinary Medicine courses, the interview scores will be combined with this information and for those applying for the Biosciences courses, their personal statement will be assessed. The most suitable candidate will be offered the scholarship once all offers have been processed and before the UCAS decision deadline, usually in May.
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These scholarships are funded by the University of London and aim to help young people across London flourish – while narrowing social, economic and health inequalities.
Country: UK – London
Value: £5,000 per year for three years
No. of awards: Two students per year
Recipients must be from London (within the M25), from an ethnic minority background and from a low participation neighbourhood, using HEFCE POLAR 4 and Index of Multiple Deprivation data. Applicants meeting these criteria will be identified post A-Level results day in August and asked to answer a series of questions to demonstrate why they deserve the scholarship. A shortlist is sent to a reviewing panel who score the applications and the scholarship will be awarded by the agreed deadline.