Information on Funded Places

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Applying for a Funded Place on the 2021 Accelerate Programme

All of the places on the Accelerate Programme in 2021 will be fully funded and offered to pupils based on Widening Access criteria used by the University within its Widening Participation Strategy. The parents/guardians of anyone interested in applying should read and complete the form at the link below. This form asks for information on these criteria that will help us allocate places on the programme. Please ensure that you include the name of the pupil's school and the pupil's home postcode; these are also criteria which we will consider during the process of allocating funded places. Pupils should complete the personal statement.

Accelerate Individual Funding Request Form 2021

Forms can be emailed to

The deadline for receiving forms is 4th June 2021. We will assess all applicants after this deadline and will award places based on our criteria.