True North: Scholarship for Black Heritage students

True North: Scholarship for Black Heritage students

We welcome students in the UK and Ireland of Black heritage to join us for a two-day workshop in London where you’ll get to try the work of a strategy consultant. You’ll join an extraordinary team for training and practice. At the end, you’ll have an opportunity to interview for a full-time position as an associate consultant, and may have a chance to win a scholarship.

Be more you as a consultant at Bain

Join us for this workshop and you may have the opportunity to interview as an associate consultant at one of the top strategy consulting firms! At the end, we’ll award select candidates with a scholarship award.

Be entered to win a scholarship

Eligibility & Timeline

This program is for undergraduate students who identify as Black

This program is for students of Black heritage in their penultimate year of undergraduate university in the UK and Ireland, of any nationality or degree. We’re looking for strong academic achievement with great communication skills, drive, passion, and the energy to solve problems.

Applications for our True North: Scholarship for Black Heritage Students in the London office are now open and will close 23rd April, 11:59 PM (BST). 

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To apply, you’ll need to upload a copy of your CV and complete all the application questions. Once you submit your application, we’ll send you a link to an online assessment tool. Once that’s complete, we’ll review your application. You’ll want to familiarize yourself with the assessments you might take in our candidate preparation hub. These will include numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, logical reasoning (all under “Ability tests”) as well as a personality questionnaire. 

The workshops and early Associate Consultant interviews take place in July and August.  In the meantime, join us at one of our marketing events and talk to our team virtually or in-person. 

Key Dates:

  • 14th March: 'Get to know us' virtual event. Sign up here
  • 26th March: ‘Advice & a Slice’ In person networking event. Sign up here
  • 4th April: ‘An evening with Black at Bain’ hybrid event. Sign up for in-person here and virtual here
  • 11th April: 'Discover More' In person event. Sign up here
  • 17th April: 'Recruiter Office Hours' virtual event. Sign up here
  • 22nd April: 'Recruiter Office Hours' virtual event. Sign up here
  • 23rd April, 11:59 PM (BST): Application Deadline
  • 25th April, midday (BST): Assessment Deadline 
  • 10th May: True North workshop invites extended  
  • 3rd & 4th July: True North: Scholarship for Black Heritage Students Workshop held in-person, at our London office 
  • 29th – 31st July: First Round Associate Consultant Interviews
  • 8th & 9th August: Second Round Associate Consultant Interviews

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