Undergraduate Scholarships For Black British Students

Bayes Business School, previously Cass Business School. is the business school of City, University of London, located in St Luke’s, just to the north of the City of London. It was founded in 1966 and has regularly been regarded as one of the best business schools in the United Kingdom.

About The Scholarship

As a global institution, Bayes Business School aims to foster greater racial diversity in business. It is offering ten scholarships for Black UK-domiciled undergraduate students from lower than average income households. Each scholarship covers the full tuition fee (at home-fee level) and a £6,000 annual stipend for three years. Scholarship holders will also be offered mentoring and support.

Applications have opened on 29 November 2021 and will close on 15 March 2022 for the academic year 2022-2023. Apply under “Application and Process.”

With this program, which will run over 10 years and cost approximately £5 million, Bayes Business School repurposes the gift received from the Portal Trust (formerly the Sir John Cass Foundation) in 2002. This initiative, which aligns with the reparation principle set out as one recommendation in City, University of London’s Review of Historic Funding, supports the School’s commitment to widening participation in higher education.


To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must:


  1. Be a UK  student, with assessed fee-status equal to ‘home’.
  2. Be of Black ethnicity:
    a) Black African
    b) Black Caribbean
    c) Black Other
    d) Mixed – White and Black Caribbean
    e) Mixed – White and Black African
    f) Other mixed background (to include Black African, Black Caribbean or Black Other)
  3. Be from a household with annual income less or equal to £30,000[1]
  4. Satisfy Bayes Business School’s offer condition for the chosen course

Application and process

Applicants must apply to City University via UCAS, by 26 January 2022, and submit their application for the scholarship no later than 15 March 2022.



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