Win £2,000 towards your learning or business expenses
At Xero, we know what it’s like to be a startup, we were one. It’s just one of the reasons we're committed to supporting budding entrepreneurs.
As part of that support, we’re offering a £2,000 grant and mentoring to an undergraduate or postgraduate student in the UK. The award is designed to help students afford the rising cost of education and help them kickstart their entrepreneurial journey.
Overview of the award
Deadline for entry
30 June 2017
One (1) £2,000 scholarship
Plus mentoring, a free subscription to Xero for 12 months and financial management skills coaching with Xero senior business leaders
Undergraduate or postgraduate
Must be UK resident
Must be currently enrolled full time at a recognised UK university
You must submit the three documents below with the weighting in brackets.
1. Essay or video (60%)
Write 500-700 words or create a 2 min video on how our scholarship could help you work toward or develop your entrepreneurial idea
2. Proof of academic achievement (20%)
ABB grade or above in A Levels or equivalent alternative qualification
3. Reference (20%)
One letter of recommendation (e.g. from a tutor)
The successful applicant will clearly demonstrate academic excellence alongside entrepreneurial spirit, as determined by our judges. The winner will be announced in July 2017.