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The Scheme is about introducing new and under-represented voices to publishing. To apply, you'll need to identify as being from either, or both, of the following groups:

  1. You’re from a BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) community
  2. You’re from a socio-economically disadvantaged background

Please share below whether you identify as either, or both, of the following:

Eligibility
  • I identify as belonging to one of the following groups:

    • - Asian/Asian British

    • - Black/African/Caribbean/Black British

    • - Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups

    • - Other minority ethnic group
  • At age 14, my highest earning parent was:

    • 1) Not self-employed or in senior management, AND

      2) Was employed in one of the following categories:
    • Technical and craft occupations
      Such as: motor mechanic - fitter – inspector – plumber – printer– tool maker – electrician – gardener – train driver

    • Semi-routine manual and service occupations
      Such as: postal worker – machine operative – security guard – caretaker - farm worker – catering assistant – receptionist – sales assistant

    • Routine manual and service occupations
      Such as: HGV driver – van driver – cleaner – porter – packer – sewing machinist – messenger – labourer – waiter/waitress – bar staff

    • 3) Or unemployed but seeking work.

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