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Here East Scholarship

Applications for this bursary are now open.

Here East has launched a new Scholarship Programme to support local people through higher education courses at the world-class institutions based on the innovation campus. 

The programme will cover the full tutition fees for up to three people a year living in local boroughs. Here East welcome applications from students who are first in their family to go to university. 


  • Currently residing in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest and have resided in the borough for at least 3 years.
  • Must be eligible for and applying to Student Finance (England) for funding. (NB: Whilst your loan application does not need to have been approved by the time you apply for the scholarship, the tuition fee element of the award will be paid into your student loan account. You will therefore need to be approved for the loan in order to receive the award).
  • The student must have applied to or be intending to apply for an undergraduate programme for the academic year 2022/23 at one of the Institutions on the Here East campus (Staffordshire University London or LMA)

Applications are encouraged from, but not limited to:

  • First in their family to go to university
  • Those who see University as a prohibitive cost
  • Care leavers and care givers

How to apply

Due to the high volume of applications, we encourage you to get your application form in to us as soon as possible. 

You can apply for the Here East Scholarship via the Scholarship Hub

Apply now


Key Dates

  • Applications Open : October 2021
  • Applications close: 30th June 2022
  • Shortlist and review applications end of July
  • Winner announced mid August subject to meeting any entry requirements of the institution
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