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The Raheem Sterling Foundation Scholarships for undergraduate studies at University of Manchester, England

Raheem sterling foundation scholarship

The University of Manchester and Kings College London are proud to partner with The Raheem Sterling Foundation to offer scholarships to support Black African and Caribbean heritage applicants from socio-economically underrepresented backgrounds. .

The Foundation will fund seven students on undergraduate degree courses at The University of Manchester over the next three years.


Scholarship Benefits:

  • Tuition fees waiver for all three or four years of your undergraduate study.

  • Receive an annual bursary of £8000 for all three or four years of your undergraduate study. Awards will be paid in instalments from Semester 1 for the 2024/25 academic year if you’ve met the terms of your course offer and completed registration with the University.   


Who can apply?

  1. You'll need to meet the following essential criteria to be eligible for this scholarship: Identify as belonging to one of the following ethnic groups:

  • Black or Black British – African

  • Mixed – White and Black Caribbean

  • Mixed – White and Black African

Other Black background .

2. Have a home postcode within Greater Manchester

3. Have firmly accepted an offer of a place with The University of Manchester on a three-year or four year full-time degree starting in the 2024/25 academic year by the UCAS acceptance deadline.

4. Have been assessed for fee status as a UK student see (UCAS student Finance eligibility information).

5. Made an application to Student Finance England (SFE) for income-assessed UK government financial support for higher education. You’ll need to give consent for SFE to share this information with the University as we’ll use this to determine eligibility too.

Preferred candidates will also meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Have a household income of £35,000 per annum or less.

  • Be care-experienced.

  • Be an estranged student.

  • Have a contextual offer from the University.


Selection process:

  • We’ll create a shortlist of applicants based on application form answers.

  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview at The University of Manchester campus in mid to late June. The interview provides a chance to tell us more about yourself and why you would benefit from receiving this scholarship. The interview will take around 40 minutes.

  • A small selection panel will make a final decision on who’ll be awarded the scholarship based on the application form and the interview.


To submit your Application: visit this Official Link

For Further info: Visit the official Raheem sterling scholarship Website.

Applicant enquiries should be sent to (


Application Deadline: Applications will close at 11:59pm on 30 May 2024.

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