Application Information

Who Can Apply?

Any student in Year 12 studying at a state school or non-fee-paying school in the East London boroughs of:

  • Barking and Dagenham

  • Bexley

  • Greenwich

  • Hackney

  • Havering

  • Lewisham

  • Newham

  • Redbridge

  • Tower Hamlets

  • Waltham Forest

These boroughs are based on the East London sub-region as defined by the Mayor of London.

How to Complete The Application​

The application enables us to learn more about you and to determine if you meet any of the widening participation criteria universities set. There are questions on your demographics, academic scores, your motivations to applying to university and any barriers you feel you may encounter to achieving your goals. We advice you complete this with the guidance of your teachers and parents.      

Page 1

This page provides us with demographic information to help us determine if you meet any of the widening participation criteria outlined by universities. You will need to know whether you are eligible for free school meals or Pupil Premium, and your household income and highest education level of your parents/guardians. We advice you speak to your teachers and parents about this section. 

Page 2

This page gives us information on your academic performance, your aspirations and begins the process of drafting your personal statement. You will need to know your GCSE results and predicted grades for this section.

Page 3

Your personal statement is your opportunity to tell us more about yourself and your motivations for applying for your chosen subject, you can also include the following:

  • Why you want to apply for your chosen subject.

  • Your future aspirations.

  • Why you wish to apply to the Mentorship to Health programme.

  • Extra-curricular and super-curricular activities that you participate in and would support your personal statement. This can include books, clubs, webinars, podcasts, work experience, volunteering etc. 

  • Hobbies and interests.

  • Any personal/extenuating circumstances you would like to make us aware of. 

Your personal statement is a maximum of 300 words.

Page 4

This page enables us to understand if there are any barriers you encounter when applying to university and to find ways to overcome them. 

Page 5

This page enables us to get a reference from a teacher/supervisor within your school/college. Please let them know we will be in contact. 

Key Dates

Application Open:1st March 2021


Notification of whether you were accepted onto programme: June 2021