Check Your Eligibility

Check your eligibility with the postcode checker

Year 10 South West & National

All students in year 10, based inside and outside of the South West 

Applications are now closed, and will reopen in late 2019 / early 2020.  

You can find further information about the Year 10 Residential 2019 here

If you have been invited by your school to apply and you fulfil the following criteria, then we want you to apply. Please see the eligibility criteria below:

  • You are predicted a minimum of 8 GCSEs at grades A*–C or 9–4 to include GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or Grade C and above
  • You live in either Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Bristol, or Dorset

PLUS

You meet one of the following 7 criteria:

  1. You live in a neighbourhood where a low percentage of young people progress to higher education as defined by your home postcode*
  2. You live in a low-income neighbourhood as defined by home postcode*
  3. You are in receipt of free school meals**
  4. You are eligible for school bursaries**
  5. Your parents have not studied at university
  6. You are or have been living in care
  7. You have caring responsibilities

NOTE: If you do not fulfil one of the 7 points above but you have experienced difficult family or individual circumstances that have affected your performance in exams and possibly the likelihood of you going to university then we invite you to still apply and each case will be considered on an individual basis.

*If you are not sure then you can use our postcode eligibility checker to find out if your postcode qualifies. This will also be checked by the University of Exeter once you have submitted your application
**These statements will be verified with your school or college

  • You are predicted a minimum of 8 GCSEs at grades A*–C or 9–4 to include GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or Grade C and above
  • You do not live in either Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Bristol or Dorset
  • You are of black, Asian or minority ethnic origin

PLUS

You meet one of the following 7 criteria:

  1. You live in a neighbourhood where a low percentage of young people progress to higher education as defined by your home postcode*
  2. You live in a low-income neighbourhood as defined by home postcode*
  3. You are in receipt of free school meals**
  4. You are eligible for school bursaries**
  5. Your parents have not studied at university
  6. You are or have been living in care
  7. You have caring responsibilities

NOTE: If you do not fulfil one of the 7 points above but you have experienced difficult family or individual circumstances that have affected your performance in exams and possibly the likelihood of you going to university then we invite you to still apply and each case will be considered on an individual basis.

*If you are not sure then you can use our postcode eligibility checker to find out if your postcode qualifies. This will also be checked by the University of Exeter once you have submitted your application
**These statements will be verified with your school or college