Where talent meets opportunity


We open up university and the top professions for those without the means or networks to get there

We propel brilliant young people into university and professional life

The Aspiring Professionals Programme supports students from Year 12, lower sixth or S5 through to their first graduate job.

It's completely free of charge. We provide:

Professional mentoring


Get expert advice and support from a volunteer mentor working in your chosen sector.

Tailored skills sessions and career workshops

Skills sessions and career workshops

Prepare for professional life and learn how to thrive in your career.

University application support and guidance
University application support

Visit the UK's top universities and get help with your personal statement.

Internships with top employers
Internships with top employers

Gain firsthand experience in the professions with our partner employers across the UK.

Eligibility criteria applies.

There are minimum grade requirements, with some exceptions if students have experience of the care system.

Want to know more?

Students can check their eligibility and apply between September and December. Teachers can learn how to support applications from their school to help pupils reach their full potential.