Beyond Wealth Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Beyond Wealth. Applications for the 2024-2025 programme are now open! We recommend submitting your application by Friday 28th February 2024, 11:59 to maximise your chances of being selected.

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beyond wealth scholarship

Empowering the next generation, the BW Scholarships program is designed to provide bright minds from minority ethnic backgrounds with opportunities to attend leading universities. Successful candidates not only receive financial support but also benefit from mentorship by industry leaders. We believe in fostering talent, providing support for personal and professional growth, and creating a pathway to success. If you're in school years 11 or 12 and demonstrate hard work and commitment, the BW Scholarship awaits you.

Legal note: we ask for your contact details so that we are able to contact you about your application. We collect statistics on race, gender, educational and socio-economic background for diversity monitoring purposes.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email

Beyond Wealth Scholarship

Frequently Asked Questions.

What is the Beyond Wealth Scholarship?

The Beyond wealth Scholarships is a mentorship program which was launched in 2020 to give the brightest children from minority ethnic backgrounds the best chance of attending leading universities and study in a field of their choosing.

Successful candidates are paired with leaders in the field and will be given support with work experience, shadowing, personal statements and interviews.

Who is eligible?

Eligible applicants must

  • Be from minority ethnic backgrounds
  • Be in school years 10, 11 or 12.
  • Demonstrate a track record of hard work.
Who is a mentor?

A mentor is an expert in the field of choice of the successful scholar who has given up very valuable time and dedicated it to supporting the scholar achieve his/her goal.

What is a successful scholar required to do?
  • Take the initiative to arrange meetings with mentor
  • Send overview of what you will like discussed at session beforehand including any useful documents like your personal statement
  • Complete feedback after each session and email to
  • Contact the administrator if you have any concerns
  • Be an ambassador for the programme.
When can I apply?

The Beyond Wealth Scholarship runs twice a year: the February edition and the November edition. The application portal is open for a few months before then to allow for adequate applications. Application can be done within any of those openings.

Who picks the successful candidate?

A steering committee made up of members drawn from different sectors including medicine, law, pharma, finance, business and engineering meet twice a year to pick successful candidates and monitor their progress.

Does the Beyond Wealth Scholarship offer bursaries or financial assistance to successful candidates?

This scholarship program is not a cash-in-hand scholarship. It provides free coaching and mentorship with experts including someone in the chosen field of the successful scholar. This kind of experience is not free and are quite expensive.

How do I apply?

Visit and fill the six-part form. Read each prompt or question very carefully, and be meticulous with your answers, making sure you complete all sections fully.