2024 University of Surrey Forever Surrey Undergraduate Scholarship (England Based)

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Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 7th of October, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Forever Surrey Scholarship will support a UK undergraduate student during their degree programme at the University of Surrey, who meets at least one of the widening participation criteria. Priority will be given to care-experienced students. 

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
Eligibility criteria include;
i. Open to undergraduate students from the UK who are in their first year of studying a UG degree.
ii. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 
  1. Is studying a UG course at Surrey
  2. Meet at least one of the criteria for widening participation as listed below:
  • Students from Low Participation Neighbourhoods (LPNs, defined as POLAR4 Quintiles 1 and 2 by OfS
  • Students from an area of high deprivation (Index of Multiple Deprivation, IMD) Quintiles 1 and 2**
  • Students from a low-income family (eligible for Free School Meals in last six years)
  • Care leavers and students in local authority care
  • From families where parents/carers are in non-professional households (NS-SEC groups 4-8)
  • From families with no parental history of HE participation
  • Students classified as having a disability
  • Young carers
  • Mature learners
  • Refugees and asylum seekers
  • Students estranged from their families
  • Students who have a parent/carer who has served in the armed forces or reserves
  • Students from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic backgrounds
  • Students from Gypsy, Roma or Irish Traveller (GRT) communities
  • Students who identify as a New Traveller, Boater, Bargee or Showperson.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Forever Surrey Scholarship will provide up to £14,000 (£3,500 per year for 3 years of study plus a PTY year if taken). 

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. The Forever Surrey Scholarship online application form must be completed and submitted by the deadline date, which is 7 October 2024.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity in the University of Surrey Full Surrey Undergraduate Scholarship Page.