Lloyds Scholars programme

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The University of Birmingham is proud to announce its continuing involvement in the award-winning Lloyds Scholars programme for the 2014/15 academic year. Along with other leading universities across the UK, the University of Birmingham will partner with the Lloyds Banking Group to offer students from lower household incomes a complete package of financial support, paid internships and the opportunity to develop their employability skills.

How and when can I apply?

Applications for the Lloyds Scholars Programme are now open. The deadline for applications is 15:00 on 21 July 2014. 

In order to be considered for the Programme you will need to complete a rigorous application process, which begins by completing an online form. You can complete this form and learn more about the application process at the Lloyds Scholars website.

Am I eligible?

In order to apply to the Lloyds Scholars programme you must:

  • be a UK resident or an EU student currently residing in the UK
  • have a confirmed offer of a place to study at the University of Birmingham, having made the University your first-choice
  • be commencing the first year of a full-time three or four year undergraduate degree in 2014/15
  • have an assessed household income of less than £25,000    

Further details regarding eligibility criteria can be found on the Lloyds Scholars website.

What does the Lloyds Scholars programme offer?

If you are successful in becoming a Lloyds Scholar, you will receive a full package of support, which will include:

  • annual bursaries to help with living costs and study materials
  • performance-related cash awards each year for good grades
  • end of course excellence awards for top scholars when you graduate
  • real, hands-on work experience on paid summer internships
  • access to advice and support from a dedicated mentor
  • training and development opportunities

Further details regarding the full support package available can be found on the Lloyds Scholars website.

What will be expected of me as a Lloyds Scholar?

In return for the many benefits of being a Lloyds Scholar, you will be expected to fulfil certain roles during your time at the University that will have a positive effect on both future students and the local community:

  • Lloyds Scholars must complete at least 100 hours of volunteering in the community each year.
  • Lloyds Scholars must champion the programme to future applicants by offering advice and support.
 

Learn more about the Programme from our current scholars

 

View a transcript for this video here.

 

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Find out how our current Lloyds Scholars are doing

Our first group of Lloyds Scholars are currently undertaking their first year of study at the University. Learn more about how they are getting on.