Eligibiity Criteria - Reach Out for Healthcare Science Programme 2020


The Student MUST:

  • be in Year 10
  • demonstrate a strong interest in science
  • attend a UK state maintained school or academy (preference will be given to students who attend one of the schools identified under the "Which location/date should I choose?" tab)
  • complete the online application by clicking the "Apply now" tab
  • provide a completed Teacher Declaration in support of their application (failure to do this will result in the application being withdrawn)


Students should ALSO meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • is entitled to free school meals
  • would potentially be the first generation in his/her family to attend university
  • does not attend a fee paying school (whether through bursary or scholarship support or otherwise)
  • lives in a family which receives tax credits
  • is or has been under Local Authority care
  • attends a school where more than 15% of the students received free school meals
  • is affected by/copes with circumstances which mean he/she is particularly deserving of a place
  • attends a school or college with a low overall A Level or equivalent point score