BSEEN Application Form
Please complete this application form in as much detail as possible. If you have any questions regarding eligibility for the programme or the application form please email l.woolley2@aston.ac.uk or call 0121 204 5253

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE SEPTEMBER COHORT IS 1ST AUGUST 2017

1. Personal Information
Title
Surname
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First Name(s)
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Address
Please note this must be in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area to be eligible for this programme. Addresses that fall under the Black Country are not eligible. To check if your address is eligible please follow this link http://centreofenterprise.com/our-area/
House Name/ Number
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Street
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Town
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County
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Postcode
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Home Telephone Number
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Mobile Telephone Number
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Email Address
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Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)
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Age
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Are you a:
Name of University
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Course Title
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Year of Study (Student)
Year of Graduation (Graduate)
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Student Number (Current Student)
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Nationality
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Do you require a Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneurship VISA to set up a business in the UK? (If you are unsure whether you need a Tier 1 VISA please seek advice from your university)
How did you hear about BSEEN?
Required
If other please specify
Your answer
2. Your Idea
Please complete this section in detail to allow us to assess your application, which will determine if you are invited to the interview stage.
Please define business idea (150 words)
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How are you going to make money? (150 words)
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Who/what is your target market? (150 words)
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What research have you done to prove the need for your product/service (150 words)
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What are your start-up costs? Please specify in detail the items/services you need to purchase and their costs? (150 words)
Your answer
How do you intend to raise sufficient funds in order to start the business? (150 words)
Your answer
What do you see as the main difficulties in getting started? (150 words)
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I confirm that I have not registered the business or started trading yet (please tick)
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I anticipate/would like to begin trading in:
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Do you have a business plan? (This is not a requirement for applying for the programme)
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3. About You
What skills or experience have you gained that would help you run your business? For example: set up previous business/internships/placement year/work experience/voluntary or student society work (150 words)
Your answer
What is your motivation for applying to the BSEEN Programme? (150 words)
Your answer
5. Diversity Monitoring Information
The BSEEN project attempts to provide equality of opportunity throughout its selection process. In addition we are required to provide statistical information about our beneficiaries to the Funding Agency (ERDF). In order to comply with this requirement and to be able to monitor the effectiveness of our diversity policies we ask you to complete the following information. The information you provide here will be treated in total confidence and will have no bearing on your application. Thank you for your co-operation.
Do you consider yourself to have a disability?
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6. Ethnicity
What is your ethnic group?
A. White
B. Mixed
C. Asian or Asian British
D. Black or Black British
E. Other Ethnic Group
F. Prefer not to say
Data Protection
DATA PROTECTION The information that you provide on this form will be available to: University Project and Finance staff involved in the management of BSEEN including any external auditors appointed by Project staff, Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and its auditors, and auditors appointed by the European Commission.You agree that your personal information may be used for evaluation purposes and to participate in any evaluation exercise carried out by the Funding Agency or an external consultant.
De Minimis State Aid
Once a business is registered the support provided by BSEEN is classed as De Minimis Aid under EC Regulation 1998/2006. (All enterprises in the EU are eligible to receive up to 200,000 EUROS of aid every three year period). Ongoing support is available to business owners for one year. Business owners typically receive £2820, which includes start-up training workshop, a business grant and monthly support.
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