IS THERE SUPPORT FOR APPLICANTS?

Yes, advice is given on developing your entry  and additional advice is given to shortlisted applicants around presenting skills and public speaking.

CAN ANY SCHOOL, ACADEMY OR COLLEGE ENTER?

The prize is designed to promote inclusivity, encourage diversity of thought and opinion within the S.T.E.M agenda and ensure that top talent is developed and retained in the West Midlands.  The prize ensures that nobody is excluded from a great future and the chance to make a difference because of background, financial circumstances or other barriers.

Applicants must meet the following qualifying criteria:

  • Year 13 students looking to study a S.T.E.M subject degree
  • Students demonstrating a commitment and desire to study and train in Birmingham
  • Have made an application to Birmingham City University for a degree commencing in September 2017

DO TEACHERS NEED TO REGISTER STUDENTS?

Staff from schools, colleges or academies can register applicants, or applicants can register directly on our 'Apply' page. Participants including schools, teachers and students agree to the publication of their digital work, photographs and video images. Participation in the Prize acknowledges agreement of these conditions. The winner of the 2017 prize will be expected to take part in promoting the Prize and speak or complete short video interviews about what it meant to them.

WHO CAN ATTEND THE FINAL?

Attendance will be by invitation and will include teachers from the schools attended by the finalists along with nominated family and friends. Details of the number of tickets available will be confirmed ahead of the final.

FURTHER ASSISTANCE

Assistance will be provided to individuals with access requirements.

WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

Please direct any queries to alan.cooke@millenniumpoint.org.uk