Students should meet the following criteria:
✔ Student is on track to achieve 5 GCSEs 9 – 5/A* - C in their exams
✔ Come from a home where there is no history of parents attending university in the UK or abroad
✔ Attend a local state school, in Birmingham or the wider West Midlands
✔ Parents/guardians/carers are unemployed or in jobs that do not require university-level qualifications
✔ Home postcode shows that the student lives in an area with low levels of progression to Higher Education
If the student is in receipt of, or entitled to, free school meals/pupil premium we will also take this into consideration.
We will also take into consideration circumstances such as disability, long-term illness or time spent in care which may have prevented students from achieving their full potential.