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Eligibility criteria

Please click on the table below to see the eligibility criteria for APP City and/or and APP Residential. For APP Reach, please see the page for further information.

Please see here for SMF List A, and here for SMF List B.

Some of our sectors have additional academic requirements which you can read through here. Exceptions to these criteria can be made for Children in Care or those with extenuating circumstances. If you have any questions about this please look over our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us to find out more.

How students receive our support then depends on where they live in the country.

APP City – students must live within an hour using public transport to the centre of either Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester, within 90 min of Cardiff, Glasgow and Newcastle, or in a London borough within the M25 and meet two sets of criteria; background and academic.

APP Residential – students can live anywhere in the UK outside London and must meet two sets of criteria; background and academic.

Please click on the table to identify what you’re able to apply for:

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