Evaluation of Aimhigher: Survey of opportunity bursary applicants 2001/02: Preliminary findings

Anne West, Audrey Hind, Rosalyn Xavier, Jennie Jupp

01 July 2003

Research report available to download from DfE

The Aimhigher programme was established in 2001 (and was known at that time as Excellence Challenge) with the aim of improving access to higher education for able young students from poorer backgrounds. This report provides preliminary findings from the first survey of young people who were eligible for, and applied for Opportunity Bursaries to begin in 2001/02.

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