Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Reed Innovation Scholarship for innovative students wishing to study in the United Kingdom for the 2022/2023 academic session. The scholarship has been established by Sir Alec Reed for undergraduate students of any discipline, to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving.
This scholarship has been established by Sir Alec Reed for undergraduate students of any discipline, to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving.
The scholarship is a £15,000 cash award, £5,000 paid each year for the first three years of study.
Reed Innovation Scholarship 2022 | Eligibility Criteria
To be considered for the Reed Innovation Scholarship at Royal Holloway University of London, applicants are to meet the following criteria:
- You must have minimum expected or final grades at GCE A-Level of AAA or equivalent and a strong scholarship statement.
- You must demonstrate outstanding innovation and creative problem-solving skills, which will be assessed via your scholarship statement.
- You will also need to hold a current conditional or unconditional offer to study at Royal Holloway before you can apply.
How to Apply Reed Innovation Scholarship At Royal Holloway University of London.
Applications must be submitted through RH Direct by 11.59pm (UK time) on Monday 9 May 2022. Applicants will be made aware of the outcome of their application after Thursday 19 May 2022.
You will need to complete a 400 word scholarship statement as part of your application (please note that statements that exceed the word count will automatically be rejected). This should include three ideas of entrepreneurs which you admire and three original ideas of your own. Your ideas could be inspired by the following themes:
- Solving an artistic, scientific or technical problem in a new or unusual way.
- A unique and distinctive solution to a problem faced by your school/college, club or community.
- Creating a new group, organisation, institution or product that meets an important need.
Shortlisted applicants may be invited to interview by Sir Alec Reed for final decision-making on the scholarship award. Interviews may be conducted via Skype if necessary.
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Terms and conditions
One scholarship is available to new first year undergraduates, studying any subject, to celebrate and reward a student who is able to demonstrate outstanding and creative problem solving skills. This scholarship is sponsored by Sir Alec Reed.
Open to all Home and international new undergraduate students, with minimum expected or final grades at GCE A-level of AAA or equivalent and a strong scholarship statement. Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed by Sir Alec Reed for final decision-making on the scholarship award.
Students must submit a complete scholarship application form by the deadline, specified annually. The strength of a candidate’s previous academic background will also be considered. This will be assessed via the documents submitted as part of their degree application.
Shortlisted applicants may be interviewed by Sir Alec Reed for final decision-making on the scholarship award.
This scholarship is offered as a £15,000 cash award (£5,000 paid each year in equal instalments at the start of each term) over the first three years of study at Royal Holloway, unless a student spends a year abroad or on an industrial placement. In such cases, the award will be paid in year 4 instead of year 3.
For students on a four-year programme with no industrial placement or a five-year programme with an industrial placement, the scholarship will be paid in the first three years of the degree programme only.