University of Reading demonstrate their commitment to supporting students from Black, Asian, or Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups that are currently under-represented. Through the launch of 2 Scenario DTP Scholarships for BAME Home candidates to increase the representation of BAME Home students at Reading.

Resources required:

  • Funding.
  • Networking with other academic/professional networks.
  • Use materials available or as case study to make cases for.

Available evidence of impact:

  • Increase in students from underrepresented backgrounds attending university
  • Application figures

Links to available resources:

Implementation and potential challenges:

  • Universities can signpost and link to content.
  • Funding to create scholarships
  • Support from university

How to Use:

  • Finalise objectives and target students for the scholarship.
  • Use real case studies from similar universities to negotiate funding at a university level.
  • Investigate relevant funding streams i.e. Access and Participation, Levelling up funding etc.
  • Consider linking with partner or local institutions/organisations to deliver and co-fund.
  • Framework for supporting scholars through the process and during the scholarship.