Sutton Trust

Improving social mobility through education

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Eligibility and Selection Criteria

The 2014 Sutton Trust Summer Schools are open to students (home UK only) currently studying in Year 12 or S5 in Scotland (or equivalent) at state maintained schools or colleges in the UK. 

We are looking for applicants meeting all or most of these criteria:

Summer Schools

  • will be the first generation in their family to attend university
  • have achieved at least 5 As or A*s at GCSE, 5 credit passes at Standard Grade or equivalent
  • are taking subjects in relation to the subject stream they are applying for
  • attend schools or colleges with a low overall A-Level, Higher/Advanced Higher (or equivalent) point score and/or schools or colleges with low progression rates to higher education
  • come from neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher education or high levels of socio economic deprivation
  • are (or have been) looked after, accommodated or in care
  • are under the age of 18 at the time of the summer school

Applications open 8th January 2014

Have questions about the eligibility requirements? Visit our FAQs