The application process

Applications for the Diversity Scholarship will only be accepted from candidates who have already been offered a place on a course. Once you have been offered a place on a course you can submit your application for the training bursary.

Applications must be completed and received by 30th June for consideration for the upcoming academic year. For example, if applying to enrol on a programme beginning in September 2023 you must have submitted your application for the training bursary in full by 30 June 2023.  

In entering into the process of application, you fully understand that no feedback will be given if you are not successful. 


Please note, bursary allocation is for tuition fees for one training year only and does not cover the cost of personal therapy and optional university registration


How to apply


Please answer the following questions in no more than 500 words for each answer. 

  1. What are your reasons for wanting to study this course and what are your goals?
  2. What would winning this scholarship mean to you?

Answers to the above must be submitted via the online application portal


If successful at STAGE 1, you will be invited for an online interview with two members of the Bursaries Committee. 


Terms & Conditions

  1. Applicants for the Diversity Scholarship agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. The sole sponsor of the scholarship is The Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education, 2 – 18 Britannia Row, London N1 8PA.
  2. No other alternatives to the scholarship will be offered and the scholarship is non-transferable.
  3. The award will be deducted from the cost of tuition fees and the student will not receive any payment. It does not include any payment for personal psychotherapy which is an ongoing requirement of the courses. This cost will need to be met by the student.
  4. All applications must be completed and received in full by 30th June. No consideration will be given to applications which do not meet all the conditions set out herein, which are incomplete or invalid, or which are received after the deadline.
  5. The Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education accepts no responsibility for applications that are lost, corrupted, damaged or delayed.
  6. All applications must be received via the online application portal.
  7. In accepting the Diversity Scholarship, the winner agrees to take part in any promotional activity to publicise the scholarship, as required by The Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education.
  8. The Diversity Scholarship applications will be judged by the selection committee on a discretionary basis on the merit of each applicant.
  9. The decision of the selection committee is final. Appeals will not be considered.
  10. Any winner found to have supplied incorrect, false or misleading information in their application at any time after the award will be liable to immediately repay any and all awards.
  11. This opportunity is not open to employees or the family of employees of The Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education.