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Bank of England Scholarships for African-Caribbean Students in UK, 2016-2019

Bank of England is inviting applicants for the African/African-Caribbean Scholarship Programme in the UK. Scholarships will be awarded to students who will be starting their undergraduate degree courses at UK universities in the autumn of 2017.

The Scholarship Programme is aimed at individuals from Black or Mixed African or Caribbean backgrounds who are interested in gaining experience at the Bank of England and who need financial support to complete their full-time undergraduate degree.

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The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.

  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The maximum support a successful applicant can access is up to £30,000. During a three-year degree programme, this would equate to £10,000 per annum. In addition to this, students will undertake paid internships with the Bank in the summers between their first and second, and second and third years.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK


The programme is open to

  • Students who are eligible to work and study in the UK
  • At least 102 UCAS points, (Pre 2017, 260 UCAS points
  • Household income below £50,000
  • Students must be planning to start a full-time undergraduate degree in Autumn 2017

Nationality: Students from black or mixed African/Caribbean background are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme

How to Apply

  • How to Apply:
  • Register your details to gain access to the application form.
  • Follow the instructions on the web page to complete your application form.
  • Deadline for applications is 26 February 2017.
  • Entrance Requirement: Except for the following, there are no prior subject or academic requirements:
  • Candidates should be aiming for 120+ UCAS points, (Pre 2017, 300+) (equivalent to BBB at A-Level). However, candidates who are expected to obtain 102+ UCAS points, (Pre 2017, 260+) (equivalent to BCC) will be considered for this initiative.
  • Candidates need to have 5 A*-C grade GCSEs, which needs to include Mathematics and English.
  • Candidates need to be attending a state (i.e. non-fee paying) school or sixth form college on the date of applying to the Scholarship Programme. State schools include academies, free schools and foundation schools. Students attending independent schools on scholarships/assisted places schemes will be considered on a case by case basis.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Closed

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