What is Included
Funding to pursue your own education and career ambitions.
Please note that the funding is not to be used for funding another organisation and/or event. Funding will only be paid upon full completion of the scholarship programme in September.
Exclusive mentoring from leaders in their fields
Work experience (depending upon availability).
Please note that the Charity does not offer grants or payment of school or university tuition fees. Read the Terms of the Scholarship.
Subjects or Filed of Study
Scholarships are available across many fields of study and sectors.
This relates to your future career aspirations. The scholarship programme categories are currently as per below:
Law, sponsored by Hogan Lovells
Finance & business
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)
Politics (including civil service)
Multi-sector (for all other industries) – Scholarship applicants can place their preferred sector(s) not listed above under the multi-sector scholarship
Black Women on Boards (for all industries and supports black and mixed-race female student leaders with Black African, the Caribbean and other black heritage aiming for the FTSE350 and Fortune 500 boardrooms)
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
Disability (this includes part-time students specifically for this scholarship who are unable to study full-time due to their disability)
To be eligible for the scholarship programme, the students must meet all the conditions below:
- Applicants must meet all the entry requirements for their full-time course
- Scholarships are only available for new students (previous scholarship winners are not eligible to apply)
- Applicants must enrol as full-time students in the UK (part-time students are not eligible to apply)
- Have good academics and/or aspirations to achieve good academics
- Be able to commit the time and effort to complete the scholarship programme
- All scholarship applicants must have a demonstrable and genuine interest in diversity.
There is no restriction on the nationality of the students. Students from all races (black, white and Asian) and social backgrounds are welcome. However, applicants must meet all the entry requirements for the scholarship program. Scholarships are available for full-time studies ranging from GCSE to doctorate levels.
Application opening date: 1st March
Application deadline date: 31st July at 5pm (GMT)
Please kindly note that we will not accept applications before or after the deadline dates.
The scholarship winners will be announced and awarded during The Annual Diversity Lecture event and/or via email or post.
Duration of Scholarship
Scholarships are available until September of the following year.
The Mentoring Programme commences in January of each year until September. For applications and/or any queries, please get in touch at [email protected].
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