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  • Please note: once started, the application must be completed in its entirety and submitted. You will not be able to save and return to complete the application at a later date.

    Eligibility Criteria


  • You will need to have the following information to complete the form:
    • Your contact details
    • Your GCSE grades
    • Your AS Level grades (if applicable)
    • Your predicted A Level grades (if known)
    • Your A Level grades (if applicable)
    • Your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) contact details
    • Contact details of a teacher/senior member of staff at your school/College
    • Your Personal Statement (a maximum of 500 words):

    Personal Statement Guidance

    You will need to provide a Personal Statement which tells us about yourself and why you should be given a place on The Amos Bursary Programme. In a maximum of 500 words. Your personal statement should consist of three paragraphs: My Background, My Present and My Future. You are not required to answer all the questions below – use them only if you find them helpful.
    • My Background: Write about your family and yourself. What do your parent(s) / guardian(s) do for a living? Describe your background your highs and lows and what lessons your parents/guardians have taught you about life?
    • My Present: Write about your GCSE results and the A Levels you have chosen. Which University do you plan to attend and what course of study do you intend to pursue? Write about what is interesting about the subjects you study. Write about anything you do outside of school – extra-curricular activities – e.g. do you play for a team or in a band or are you involved in any kind of Youth group or Drama group? Do you help anyone in any way either in school or outside of school? What do you read, what films do you like, are you interested in Politics or Religion?
    • My Future: When you complete University and start work, how would you like to help make society fairer? How would you like to make the world a better place in which to live?

    Key Dates

    Date: Event:
    24th January 2020 Applications Close
    Saturday 1st February 2020 or Sunday 2nd February 2020 Shortlisted Students Informed
    Saturday 8th February 2020 and Sunday 9th February 2020 Interviews
    10th February 2020 Successful Applicants Informed
    Thursday 13th February 2020 Ambitions Event
    Saturday 22nd February 2020 Introduction and Induction for new students, parents or carers/guardians invited to attend. Unsuccessful applications are invited to become Amos Associates. There is an opportunity based on attendance that you can be transferred onto the main programme.

    Contact

    Should you have any questions, please email apply@amosbursary.org.uk