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The Scholarship Programme will provide full undergraduate tuition and supporting loan supplement to local students from east London to study at Staffordshire University London or LMA.

The new scholarship programme will support local young people in east London through higher education courses at the world-class universities, Staffordshire University London and LMA, based at Here East.

The programme, starting in September 2021, is open to prospective students currently residing in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest, aiming to deliver on-the-ground impact to the east London community and supporting the potential of young people in the area through the institutions and business based at Here East.

The programme will offer full tuition fees, a maintenance loan supplement worth £2,700 per year, facilitation of relevant work experience placements within the Here East business community and mentoring opportunities during the course of the degree. The programme is particularly aimed at students who are the first in their families to go to university, face financial barriers in attending university, or are caregivers.

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The programme, which starts in September and will support three people to study at undergraduate level at Here East, is open to prospective students living in one of the four boroughs surrounding the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The participating universities offers a wide range of undergraduate courses across multiple disciplines including Staffordshire University London’s undergraduate courses focused on future digital and technical innovations in Computer Sciences, Cyber Security, Concept Art for Games and Film, Esports and Games Design and LMA’s range of undergraduate courses including, Digital Film and TV production, Music Performance, Acting, Dance and Musical Theatre.

For more information on How to Apply, please visit the Scholarship Hub website.

Here East Scholarship Programme FAQs

Many young people face barriers in attending university due to socio-economic circumstances in our surrounding areas and it is right that we work to remove these barriers to ensure students can live up to their full potential.

Gavin Poole, CEO of Here East

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