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Welcome to the SMF’s Application Form

Applications are now open for the Aspiring Professionals Programme, or APP.

Apply now for for APP City (for students in Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Newcastle),  APP Residential (for all students in the UK outside London), and APP Reach:

  • APP Reach (for students who have missed the grade requirements for other programmes but are interested in our activities and resources, please contact us to find out more)

We have extended the deadlines for applications. These are based on where you live. Please see below.

  • London – deadline of 5pm 9th January 2017
  • West Midlands – deadline of 5pm 11th January 2017
  • Manchester – deadline of 5pm 13th January 2017
  • Scotland – deadline of 5pm 16th January 2017
  • Leeds and Liverpool – deadline of 5pm 16th January 2017
  • North East England – deadline of 5pm 17th January 2017
  • Wales, Northern Ireland and elsewhere in the U.K. – deadline of 5pm 18th January 2017

The eligibility form and teacher reference deadline is Friday 27th January 2017

Before you apply:

– Read about our programmes to find out which one you would like to apply to
– Read the Student Guidance notes here
– Read examples of good and bad application forms
– Find out if you’re eligible by clicking one of the links below depending on where you live

You will be able to save and quit the application form, but we recommend that you save your answers in MS Word first so that you always have a copy.


  • Application Registration

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Our Programmes

Wherever you are in the UK and whatever sector you’re interested in, find out which programmes you can apply for. Find out more