Scholarship Availability - University

Generally, there will be a maximum of one new Beacon Scholarship available each year at a Beacon Partner University. Beacon Scholars will continue to be supported for each subsequent year of their undergraduate education, subject to performance.

It is unlikely that there will be more than 3 Beacon Scholars in a Beacon Partner University at any given time.

Current Partner Universities             

Existing Scholars 2020-2021

Scholarships Available 2020-2021

University of Bristol 3 1
University of Cambridge 2 1
Cardiff University 2 1
Imperial College London 1 1
London School of Economics         1 1
University of Surrey 2 1

Registration to download Nomination Form

Register to download a Nomination Form which must be completed by the Head of your current secondary school. Registration is an indication of interest only, and is confidential. No details will be shared with third parties until a full Beacon Scholarship Application Form is formally submitted.

Registration Form



Financial Disclosure


In order for a candidate to qualify for The Beacon Scholarship for University, they and their parents must demonstrate financial need and undertake full and complete financial disclosure.


Parental Commitment

Parental Commitment 3

The parent/ guardian commitment is more than financial.  Parents must become an active part of the team educating a Beacon Scholar at a university offered through the Beacon Partnerships.


Scholarship Renewal

Renewal 3

The Beacon Scholar must apply annually for the renewal of the Scholarship - not later than the Closing Date for Scholarship Continuation.  The application will be reviewed by the Beacon Equity Trust in the light of the Award Acceptance Form  signed by the Scholar and their parents.


Registration Complete

Thank you for registering your interest in The Beacon Scholarship for University.

Please click below to download Nomination Form which must be completed by the Head of your current secondary school.


Instructions for completion and next steps:

  1. Download the Nomination Form and save it to your computer. 
  2. Send the Nomination Form by email as an attachment to your Head of school explaining that you wish to be nominated for The Beacon Scholarship for University. Ask your Head to complete the form and send it to Beacon (all instructions are supplied with the form).
  3. Beacon will acknowledge receipt of your Nomination by email to your Head copying you. If you have not heard from Beacon within two weeks of sending the Nomination to your Head, please contact your Head to make sure your form has been completed and sent to Beacon. Please do not contact Beacon unless you have first checked with your Head.
  4. When you receive offers to Beacon Partner Universities please inform us and send us a copy of each offer document; you can do this by email to
  5. Once you have received all your offers to Beacon Partner Universities we will send you a full Application Form for The Beacon Scholarship for University which you must then complete and submit.

docBeacon Scholarship for University Nomination Form


If your Head is unable to complete and submit electronically, or would prefer to hand write a Nomination, please email and request a Nomination Form which can be completed manually.