How To Apply?
What is The Amos Bursary?
The Amos Bursary is committed to assisting academically able British young men (16–24); from inner city schools with family connections to Africa and the Caribbean, to realise their full potential. We recruit students who have achieved at least 5 A*- C grades at GCSE Level and with predicted A Level grades of A*s, As or Bs. We provide support and prepare them to access topflight universities. We also create opportunities to prepare them for the world of work, and to become future leaders. All students are assigned peer and professional mentors for four years. University students are also provided with modest financial support (£500 per year). The people of Africa and the Caribbean come from diverse ethnic backgrounds including African, Caribbean, Asian and European.
Who is eligible?
You need to be a UK resident studying for lower sixth qualifications. Students have to be in Year 12, male, African or Caribbean background, intending to go to University and at least two of the following criteria are relevant to you:
- You attend a state school/academy/College in London
- You require financial support to attend University due to family circumstances.
- You are eligible for free school meals
- Your have a limited tradition of attending University in the family
- You are receiving support from social services
- You come from a single parent family
- Any economic or social disadvantage ( evidence required) not listed above
The Application Process
Stage 1: Applying
Fill in the application form below and email it to email@example.com
Stage 2: The interview
If shortlisted you will be informed by 10 February. Interviews will be held on either 18 or 19 February 2013. You will be contacted by our recruitment manager to talk you through the interview. The interview panel will select the candidates which demonstrate the greatest potential.
Stage 3: When will the successful applicants know?
Successful applicants will be informed by the end of February 2013 . The Induction for new students will take place on Monday 26 March 2013 at 6pm. Parents/carers/teachers are invited to this session.
If you have any further questions, please contact your recruiting manager or email firstname.lastname@example.org