Liverpool legend, striker Divock Origi has partnered with the University of Liverpool to offer a competitive scholarship to one student who permanently resides in the City of Liverpool*.
Divock’s own appetite for inspiration and authentic belief in the promise of our youth – has fuelled his championing of empowerment opportunities as a football player.
The scholarship is open to students who have an offer to study an undergraduate course at the University, beginning in September 2024.
*The City of Liverpool consists of 30 wards that are governed by Liverpool City Council. You can check if your postcode is located within a Liverpool City Council ward here.
The scholarship will be open to one student in the 2024/25 academic year and will cover tuition fees (£9,250 per year) as well as an annual payment of £3,000 towards living costs.
Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the UK and be commencing undergraduate study for the first time, in the academic year 2024/25.
This scholarship can be held in conjunction with the ‘Liverpool Bursary’ and other widening participation bursaries. A list of bursaries can be found in the FAQ’s.
Please check your eligibility before making an application for this scholarship. Awards may be withdrawn if we later become aware that successful students have not met the eligibility criteria or have provided false information.
Applicants must satisfy ALL of the following to be considered for this scholarship:
- Permanently reside in the City of Liverpool, within a ward governed by Liverpool City Council. You can check which ward your home postcode is in here.
- Have firmly accepted an offer of a place at the University of Liverpool, to Year 0 or Year 1 of a full time undergraduate degree programme, to commence study in the 2024/25 academic year.
- This must be your first degree, you must not already hold a degree or equivalent higher level qualification.
- You must have been assessed for fee status as a 'home' student, or expect to be assessed as a ‘home student’.
- You must have made an application to Student Finance England for income assessed UK government financial support for higher education students. We will require confirmation that you will be in receipt of full financial support for the 2024/25 academic year; please ensure that you have given consent to share the information with the University, as this information will be used to determine eligibility.
Submitting your application
Applications will open January 2024.
A panel of representatives from the University of Liverpool will assess applications and compile a shortlist of the strongest applications which will be reviewed by Divock Origi and/or his representatives.
If you have questions about the award please contact:
- Deonne Hill – Widening Participation and Outreach Manager: email@example.com
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