“The SMF has always been very supportive and would always go the extra mile to help me, for which I am greatly appreciative.”Rhiannon, Archbishop Tenisons
The Social Mobility Foundation
The Social Mobility Foundation exists to support high-achieving young people from low-income backgrounds into the top universities and professions. We do this by providing a holistic programme of support encompassing internships, mentoring, university application support and skills development to students predicted to achieve ABB or above at A-Level who have been eligible for Free School Meals.
You can still apply to the Whitehall Scotland Internship Programme!
Applications for our Whitehall Scotland Internship are still open! Apply by 17th May.
Want to support an SMF student this summer?
If you would like to host a high-achieving student from a low-income background on a short work experience placement this summer, click here to find out more.
Speaker's Parliament Placements scheme
Applications for the Speaker's Parliamentary Placements Scheme are now closed
For more information about the scheme, please click here.
“Rob Simpson, Investment Manager, Sovereign Capital
I've hosted students from the Social Mobility Foundation for the past four years. I've always found them to be very friendly, bright and eager to learn about our industry and they've provided me with great assistance on several...”
After weeks of carefully reading and marking fantastic student applications, the SMF were delighted to welcome over 500 eager year 12 students onto the Aspiring Professionals Programme at our launches in various cities across the country. We started with two packed launch events in London and continued with launches in Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester [...]
The 8th to the 12th of April was a jam-packed week full of university visits for our new cohort of students on the Aspiring Professionals Programme. We had nearly 200 students join us on visits to University College London (UCL), the University of Southampton and the University of Birmingham. These tailored visits, exclusively for SMF students, [...]