The Reach Cambridge scholarship essay competition is designed for academically excellent high school students aged between 15 and 17 who would otherwise not be able to attend our programs. Please note that this scholarship competition is not for application to the University of Cambridge.
Since 2005, Reach Cambridge has given thousands of young people from all over the world the opportunity to prepare for the future in a university environment Based in the historic city of Cambridge, our inspiring and varied program comprises academic subject courses, group activities, lectures and excursions.
Eligibility & Requirements
- Only students between the ages of 15 to 17 will be accepted.
- Applicants must be attending Cambridge University, if not there are ways around a non-scholarship direction to win this scholarship content.
- Candidates can be from any country to apply.
- Students must complete the essays independently – must be original, non-plagiarized work.
- Applicants from fee-paying schools will only be considered if their letter of recommendation confirms that they attend the school on a scholarship.
- Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 10th December 2021.
- The final decision on prizewinners rests with Reach Cambridge Ltd. By submitting an application for the scholarship the student agrees to respect and honor the decision made by Reach Cambridge.
How to Apply
In order to enter the competition, follow these simple steps to complete a full application by In order to enter the competition, follow these simple steps to complete a full application by 23:00 GMT on November 17, 2021.
- A letter of recommendation from a member of staff from the school the applicant attends.
- Be able to completely send in the School Transcript, Signature, Parent Info, and School Information sections of each recipient’s online account.
Full scholarship: A fully-funded scholarship prize for one of our 2-week Programs.
Full Scholarships available: Summer: Up to 3 scholarships available
Spring: Up to 6 scholarships available
Partial scholarship: A partially funded (50%) scholarship prize for one of our 2-week Programs in either Spring or Summer.
This does not include the cost of flights, or other items, which are not ordinarily covered by the program fee.
Deadline & Annual
Details of how to apply for a 2022 scholarship will be released in Autumn 2021. This is a recurring annual scholarship content that any 15 -17 year old student can apply to. The official deadline is November 17, 2021.