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    Viridian Study4Success Award

    The Santander scholars receive their grant awards at a ceremony in 2014
    The Study4Success scholar receives her award in 2014

    Study4Success is a scholarship set up by Viridian Housing to promote and support education and training. Echoing Viridian's values of social impact, we recognise that your actions within your local community have a positive benefit for all.

    The Scholarship

    Viridian has partnered with Middlesex University to offer one successful applicant who has made a difference to society, the opportunity to have their accommodation fees paid for one academic year (40 weeks) at Usher Hall, a Middlesex University hall of residence.

    The successful student will receive academic year hall costs towards accommodation in Usher Hall, which will be paid directly towards the student's accommodation fees.

    Eligibility

    The award is open to any Viridian Housing resident who has been offered a place on a first year degree course at Middlesex University starting in September 2016. Applications to attend Middlesex University open in March 2016.

    Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    * You must be living in social housing accommodation, either by yourself or with your family, preferably Viridian Housing. You must submit a copy of your tenancy agreement with your application form to be considered.

    * You can demonstrate in a personal statement of no more than 500 words, how you have a made a positive social impact on your community and made a difference to society.

    Morella Francis – Viridian Study4Success Award Winner: When asked about the difference that this award will make to her studies, Morella said "I have got enough money to buy the equipment for my course and to go abroad on trips for fashion and design. I want to be a designer, but mainly a tailor, so I definitely need all the equipment for that."

    How to Apply

    Applicants are invited to submit applications from March 2016. Please complete the application form ensuring that you include the following information:

    Full name

    Middlesex ID

    Personal Statement as outlined below

    In no more than 500 words, tell us about yourself, how you have made a difference to society, why you have chosen to study at Middlesex University, and why you merit an award. Please observe the maximum word limit.

    Please check that you have provided all of the above before sending your application.

    For further details, please please contact the Middlesex University Development Office on +44 (0)20 8411 5050 or development@mdx.ac.uk.

    For more information on the application process, please e-mail mike.elsden@viridianhousing.org.uk or telephone +44 (0)7595 550 986.

    Applications must be received by 5pm on 28th August 2016.

    Terms and Conditions

    The scholarship is open to any Viridian Housing resident who has an offer to start the first year of a degree course at Middlesex University in September 2016. The scholarship will take the form of fee-waiver applied against the accommodation costs for a 40-week contract at Usher Hall for the academic year to which the award applies.  The scholarship is worth £6092.80 for the academic year 2016-17. Viridian Housing reserves the right to change these terms and conditions including the application criteria without notice. To speed up the application process and to enable us to inform the successful applicant, please check that you have provided all required documentation, as listed above.

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