Now in its tenth year, Inspiring Success has offered career guidance and supported unemployed or under-employed graduates from across East London. It has already seen forty-five individuals graduate with postgraduate qualifications from Loughborough University London.

The Inspiring Success programme was founded in partnership with the London Legacy Development Corporation and has most recently been supported by kind donations from alumni, local foundations and businesses. 

Eligible Programme

All Postgraduate Taught (master's) programmes (full-time) starting October 2024 or January 2025 on our London campus.


100% of tuition fees which will be credited to the student’s tuition fee account

Criteria and eligibility

  • Be a graduate with a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent
  • Priority will be given to those who have graduated at least 6 months prior to the start of the programme
  • Be currently residing in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest
  • Have previously taken GCSE or A-level qualifications while residing in Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest
  • Be currently unemployed or under-employed, earning below £580.30 per week
  • Be willing to become ambassadors of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and actively give back to the local community
  • Have applied for and be in receipt of an offer from your preferred master's programme

Application procedure

To be considered, complete an application form.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate academic excellence and potential, and they will need to outline how they wish to develop their local community on completion of their degree.

While attendance at our Collaborate Sprint workshop is advised, it is not an essential requirement when applying for the scholarship. See below for more details.

Deadline to apply

31 July 2024

Contact If you have any questions regarding the application and the process, please contact the Future Space team

Want to support the Inspiring Success initiative?

If you would like to become a supporter or sponsor of inspiring Success Scholarship, please contact Ben Cole to discuss.

Collaborate Sprint (coming June 2024)

To support potential applicants to our Inspiring Sucess Scholarship, we are offering those applying the chance to additionally apply for our Collaborate Sprint workshop.

Collaborate Sprint is a two-day taster version of our Collaborative Project. The Collaborative Project is a module that gives all Loughborough University London students the chance to work on real-world organisation challenges with recognised brands and local organisations.

Spaces are limited, so apply early. Applicaions will open soon, in the meantime you can visit the 2023 Collaborate Sprint website for more details.