ITL Scholars Programme

Launched March 2021 in celebration of International Women’s Day!

Programme Overview

This is a five-year programme from Year 9 through to Year 13, focusing on Black female students of African and or African-Caribbean heritage.

We will identify talented students and provide them with out-of-classroom experiences that augment their skillsets, develop their self-confidence, prepare them to pursue a university education (including degree apprenticeship). The programme will expand the boundaries of their dreams while increasing their knowledge of and pride in themselves and their heritage.  

Student benefits

Students will benefit from mentorship, expert and individualised attention offering personal development opportunities to ensure academic and higher education achievement including:


  • Academic support
  • Education and career guidance
  • Provision of relevant work experience
  • Personalised coaching
  • Mentorship – opportunity and access to engage with amazing black professional women as mentors from our Role Model network
  • Access to our existing Accelerator Programme
  • Nurturing a sense of identity and pride in their own history
  • Fostering a sense of Sisterhood


  • Current Year 9 female student
  • Between the ages of 14 to 16
  • Student of African and or African-Caribbean heritage
  • Live in London
  • On free school meals
  • Interested in pursuing a university education (including degree apprenticeship)
  • Student interested in devoting time outside of school to their own educational and personal development

Please email [email protected] with the full name, mobile number, and email address of recommended or interested student(s) for this programme.

Application Deadline: Friday, 15th January 2021