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Long Road Scholars’ Awards

We are delighted to be able to offer a number of Scholars’ Awards to hard-working, high-achieving and ambitious students who have applied to study at our friendly and supportive college.

A Scholar’s Award would enable you to take part in additional, ‘super-curricular’, activities to help you excel in your subjects and aspire to the highest possible achievement in your study programme.

Each Award is worth £500.

How you spend your award would be entirely your decision, but examples of ways that you could enrich your learning include:

  • UK or overseas travel to a place relevant to your studies;
  • attendance at exhibitions, conferences or other events;
  • purchase of books or journals, or subscriptions to online magazines;
  • purchase of additional items such as art supplies or photographic equipment.

Applications are invited from students who:

  • are taking at least seven GCSEs or equivalent in the summer of 2021;
  • are predicted to achieve outstanding GCSE results: at least seven Grades 7-9 including two Grades 8 or 9;
  • will be enrolling to study at Long Road Sixth Form College from September 2021;
  • provide excellent reasons why they should receive the Award;
  • are willing to make a significant, wider contribution to the life of the college;
  • will be aged 16 on 31st August 2021.

Roles & Responsibilities

As a Long Road Scholar, we expect you to continue your hard work both within your studies and in contribution to wider college life. The responsibilities associated with being a Long Road Scholar are as follows:

  •  Contributing to the college community by…
    • Participating in regular Long Road Scholar focus groups to support the college in continually improving the student experience.
    • Volunteering for student ambassador roles at a range of college events such as Open Evenings.
    • Supporting fellow and future students in learning about the college by supporting outreach activities such as greeting visitors, leading college tours and providing written pieces for the college website.
  • We also encourage you to contribute to the wider community by…
    • Volunteering in your local area
    • Playing for a Sports teams (either at college or in your local area)

How to apply

Please download and complete the Scholars Award Application Form

Either post your application to:

Abby Futter
Marketing and Communication Coordinator
Long Road Sixth Form College
Long Road
Cambridge CB2 8PX

or email: Abby on


The closing date is 23rd April 2021. 

Please note:

Awards will be conditional upon GCSE performance and confirmed in October 2021.

The decision of the Principal is final in matters relating to the award of scholarships.