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and Offers

Concord Summer is pleased to offer the following scholarships and offers to eligible* students for the summer programme.

University Preparation Scholarships

Concord are pleased to have offered a number of scholarships to students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group and Ludlow College to develop educational outreach and university support in previous years.

For 2021, the scholarship opportunity has been extended to all students between the ages of 16 and 18, living in Shropshire. 

To apply, students will need to submit an application form for the University Preparation course they are interested in.

When completing the application form, under the section ‘Further Information’ you should select the option ‘Other’ and in the text box enter “Scholarship application”.

When we receive your application, we will send you a list of questions from which you should produce a 5-minute video presentation, and return along with a copy of your personal statement to [email protected]

Deadline for scholarship submission is 4pm on 18th June 2021.

Summer Course Scholarships (2022 and beyond)

Leighton Award

  • 100% scholarship awarded to two students to attend the Summer School (1 per course in July & August)
  •  Summer School staff nominate those students who fully immerse themselves in the summer programme, are enthusiastic, kind to others and make the most of their time at Concord.  The Director makes the final decision on who is presented with the award.

The Leighton Award for 2023 will be presented during the 2022 Graduation Ceremony.

Previous Leighton Award Winners

2016 – J.Schneider (Germany) & .Eitel (Germany) for 2017 summer programme

2017 – W.Sae-Teng (Thailand) & K.Hasegawa (Japan) for 2018 summer programme

2018 – K.Hodges (Hong Kong) & K.Kawano (Japan) for 2019 summer programme

2019 – A.Alekhina (Latvia) & M.Saaron (Estonia) for 2021 summer programme

2020 – Leighton award not awarded due to courses being cancelled

2021 – Leighton award not awarded due to courses being cancelled


Worldwide Bursary Scholarship

  • This bursary is awarded to 2 students in need of financial assistance to attend the programme.  Only the course fee will be covered by this bursary and the parent/guardian will be responsible for any travel costs, spending money, extra activities etc.
  • To apply, a letter must be written by the student stating the course they wish to apply for and the reasons they want to attend a Concord summer course (no more than 500 words). This should be emailed with a supporting letter from the parent/guardian.  Letters should be addressed and emailed to the Summer School.
  • Closing date for applications is 3 April 2022; applications received after this date will not be considered.


Alumni – £200 off one course (Course 1 or Course 2) (family member must be a current main term student or a member of the Alumni Community), not applicable to University Preparation

Double Course – £200 off total course fees (Course 1 & Course 2 combined), not applicable to University preparation

Groups – if groups of 8 or more are travelling together, enquire for a group discount plus group leader places

Siblings – £100 discount to all siblings applying for the same course dates

*Eligible students

  • Correct age to apply for a summer programme
  • Sibling discount – for brothers/sisters only, does not include any other family members such as cousin
  • Alumni – a family member must be an approved member of the Alumni network
  • Scholarships – for students who have not received a scholarship in the past; previous applicants who have been unsuccessful can still apply