Beyond Wealth Scholarship
Beyond wealth scholarships will be launched in 2020 to give the brightest and most promising young people from minority ethnic backgrounds in the United Kingdom the best chance to attend leading universities and study in a field of their choosing.
Successful candidates will be paired with leaders in the field and will be given support with work experience, shadowing, personal statements and interviews.
To fast-track dedicated, hardworking and focused young people in their chosen fields of study
To support their successful admission into leading universities
To provide a sustainable resource for future applicants
Applicants must be from minority ethnic backgrounds and must be in school years 11 or 12. They must demonstrate a track record of hard work and dedication for the chosen subject.
The scholarship committee will be looking for candidates who not only exudes passion for what the scholarship offers but also demonstrate leadership skills.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
Engage will all aspects of the programme and commit to excellence in their conduct
Be great ambassadors of the programme in any organisation that they are privileged to get their work experience in
Write a brief synopsis of their experience and any challenges during the programme
To be part of the alumni pool and commit to giving back to subsequent candidates.
Successful candidates will be notified in writing (by email) of the terms and conditions of the Scholarship.
STEERING COMMITTEE GROUP
Steering Committee (SC) will be made up of members drawn from different sectors including medicine, law, pharma, banking/finance, business and engineering. SC members will be senior managers or directors with wealth of experience in their field of profession.
SC members will meet at least twice a year to decide on the successful candidates based on the set criteria and to monitor their progress. The committee will be looking for candidates who can communicate effectively and who showcase their commitment to academics.
How to apply
Applications open in November 2019. Please click on the link below.