Go Abroad widening participation criteria

This is the criteria that applicants must meet to apply for Global Opportunities widening participation funding

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  • You must be a UK domiciled student - must have been living in the UK for 3 years by the start of your undergraduate degree. If you are a postgraduate/PhD student, you must have been resident for at least three years not including any period of study)

You must also meet at least one of the following criteria: We will initially use the student record system to confirm eligibility but may follow up by email for more information.

  • Household income below £25,000
  • Mature student on an undergraduate programme over the age of 21 at the start of their undergraduate degree
  • Be currently resident and a resident for 3 years prior to enrolment in Lewisham or in a low participation postcode area (Young participation quintile 1 or 2 in the POLAR4 classification). You can search to see whether your postcode is eligible using at officeforstudents.org.uk
  • Accessed Higher Education via an access course or integrated degree.
  • Care Leaver (someone who has been in the Care of your Local Authority for an period of 13 weeks or more, spanning your 16th birthday)
  • Student parent or carer
  • Student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability in receipt of Disabled Students’ Allowance
  • Student identifying as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic
  • Student from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities
  • Student who is the first generation in their family to attend university