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Scholarships and bursaries

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Postgraduate International EU UK Undergraduate

1st Formations Business Scholarship

  • Scholarship value up to £600.
  • Available to any student on a course with Bristol Business School.

Postgraduate International

British Chevening Scholarship

  • Available to students from Chevening-eligible countries.
  • Students must hold an undergraduate degree that is equivalent to at least an upper second-class honours.

Postgraduate International Undergraduate

British Council IELTS

  • 8 scholarships per year.
  • For students from India.
  • Available to undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.

Postgraduate International Undergraduate

British Marshall Scholarship

  • 40 scholarships per year.
  • For US students with high ability, in any field of study.

Postgraduate International

Canon Collins Trust

  • Scholarships available to students from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola and Mozambique.
  • For those that wish to pursue postgraduate study.

Postgraduate EU UK Undergraduate

Centre for Sport Bursaries

  • Available for high-performing athletes whose sport fits within the BUCS framework.
  • A team of dedicated sports performance staff is also there to offer support.

International Postgraduate

Chancellor's Scholarship

E: international@uwe.ac.uk

  • Award is 50% of tuition fees.
  • Recipients will be required to undertake an internship working within the International Office or other departments, and will be required to undertake ambassadorial activity.

International Postgraduate

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

  • For students from Commonwealth countries wanting to study MSc Cyber Security at UWE Bristol.
  • Scholarship covers travel, tuition fees and maintenance.

International Postgraduate EU Undergraduate

EU International Emergency Fund

E: sms@uwe.ac.uk

  • For EU and international students who have experienced substantial and unforeseen financial hardship since the start of the academic year.
  • Awards are unlikely to exceed more than £1,000.

International Postgraduate

Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Dean's Scholarship

E: Peter.Spencer-Phillips@uwe.ac.uk

  • Award value is 100% of tuition fees.
  • Applicants must meet a range of eligibility criteria.

International Postgraduate

HAS MSc Scholarship

E: Peter.Spencer-Phillips@uwe.ac.uk

  • Award value is 50% of tuition fees.
  • Eligible for specific courses within the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences.
  • Three scholarships available.

International Undergraduate Postgraduate

International Sport Scholarship

E: guy.coles@uwe.ac.uk

  • 30% tuition fee discount plus a comprehensive performance sport support package.
  • Available to high-performing athletes.
  • Recipients of this scholarship will be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of their course.

International UK EU Undergraduate

Katherine Gamboa Scholarships

E: development@uwe.ac.uk

  • Two scholarships are available for year two undergraduate students studying Graphic Design who have a household income of less than £25,000.
  • Established in memory of Katherine Gamboa, who sadly died whilst studying at UWE Bristol.

International Postgraduate

Millenium Scholarship

E: international@uwe.ac.uk

  • 50% tuition fee scholarship.
  • Recipients will be reuired to undertake an internship working within the International Office or other departments, as well as ambassadorial activity.
  • Applicants must meet a variety of criteria.

International EU UK Undergraduate

Needham Cooper Scholarships

E: development@uwe.ac.uk

  • Two scholarships available for undergraduate Physiotherapy students.
  • Provided by the Needham Cooper Charitable Trust.

International EU UK Undergraduate Postgraduate

Placement Costs Loan

E: sms@uwe.ac.uk

  • A loan available to students whose course requires them to travel.
  • A loan for placement costs is interest free and is usually repayable in 120 days.
  • Apply via InfoHub.

International EU UK Undergraduate

Rod Coleman Scholarship

  • Four scholarships available to year two students who meet one or more of the stipulated criteria.
  • These scholarships were established in memory of Rod Coleman who was Head of Widening Participation at UWE Bristol and who died in 2005.

International EU UK Postgraduate

Santander Scholarships

  • Santander Postgraduate Scholarships provide five scholarships of £4,000 to help with course costs.
  • Applications for the 2020/21 programme will open in spring 2020.

International Undergraduate EU UK Postgraduate

Short-term loan scheme

E: sms@uwe.ac.uk

  • For students with a temporary cash-flow problem during the academic year, including delayed funding.
  • The loan is interest free, and is due for repayment within 30 days of receipt.
  • Apply via InfoHub.

International Undergraduate EU UK Postgraduate

Coronavirus Emergency Fund

  • Students without any access to IT equipment following the closure of UWE Bristol sites.
  • Grants of up to £300 to help students who have no access to IT equipment.

International Undergraduate EU UK

Summer Fund

  • A fund to support students over the vacation period.
  • The 2019/20 Summer Fund will open on Monday 22 June 2020.

International Undergraduate

The Sanctuary Scholarship

E: EDI@uwe.ac.uk

  • Two scholarships to support refugee and asylum seekers looking to study undergraduate courses at UWE Bristol.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for the duration of the course.
  • £1,500 annual bursary for the duration of the course, as a contribution towards study costs.

International EU UK Undergraduate

Tony Papadopoullous Scholarship

E: development@uwe.ac.uk

  • Available for students on selected undergraduate programmes in our Computer Science and Creative Technologies Department.
  • Students must achieve a first at the end of year two and be in receipt of a UWE Bursary.
  • Provided by Tony Papadopoullos Charitable Trust in memory of the founder of software specialist company, Apak.

Postgraduate International EU UK

Transport Planning Scholarship

E: john.parkin@uwe.ac.uk

  • Available for applicants looking to study full-time on the MSc Transport Planning and MSc Transport Engineering and Planning programmes.
  • National competition for these awards.
  • Provided by Brian Large Bursary Fund and the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund.

Postgraduate International Undergraduate

US loans

E: us.loans@uwe.ac.uk

  • Information on federal loans for students from the US.
  • All students must be enrolled at least half-time.
  • Student must also remain in good SAP standing to receive a loan.

UK Postgraduate EU International

UWE Bristol Alumni Scholarship

  • For UWE Bristol alumni.
  • 25% discount on tuition fees for our full-time and part-time taught postgraduate courses.
  • No application required.

UK Undergraduate EU

UWE Bristol Employability Bursary

E: UWE.bursary@uwe.ac.uk

  • For students who are currently in receipt of the UWE Bursary or UK and EU students who have a household income of £25,000 or less.
  • There are 500 bursaries of £1,000 available in academic year 2019/2020.

UK Undergraduate Postgraduate

UWE Bristol Student Support Fund

E: sms@uwe.ac.uk

  • Support for UK undergraduate students who may need extra financial support to remain in higher education.
  • Apply via InfoHub.

UK Undergraduate EU

UWE Bursary

E: UWE.bursary@uwe.ac.uk

  • Financial support available for students with a household income below £25,000.
  • £500 per year.

UK Undergraduate

UWE Cares

E: UWEcares@uwe.ac.uk

  • Financial support available for carers, care leavers and estranged students.
  • £1,500 per year.
  • Part of a wider package to support you at UWE Bristol.

International UK EU Postgraduate

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

E: admissions@uwe.ac.uk

  • 50% off tuition fees for previous undergraduate students at UWE Bristol wishing to pursue postgraduate study.
  • 170 scholarships available.
  • Apply via the UWE Welcome portal.

Undergraduate International UK EU Postgraduate

Waiver policy

E: fee.waiver@uwe.ac.uk

  • Support available for self-funded students, or those that might have incurred fee liability as a result of exceptional personal circumstances.
  • Three schemes - Tuition Fee Remission, Fee Waivers and Debt Written-Off.
  • Get in touch to find out whether you are eligible.

UK Undergraduate

Wallscourt Scholarships

E: development@uwe.ac.uk

  • For young people who attended local secondary schools, considering studying an undergraduate course at UWE Bristol.
  • 10 scholarships available.
  • Provided by the Wallscourt Foundation, an independent charitable trust.

International Postgraduate

Hodgkin House Accommodation Scholarship

  • The scholarship is for a September 2020 start and will last for one academic year (12-15 months).
  • One accommodation scholarship is available for a full-time postgraduate student of Ugandan, Kenyan or Tanzanian nationality and domicile.

International EU UK Undergraduate

Faculty of Art, Creative Industries and Education Dean's Bursary

E: Myra.evans@uwe.ac.uk

  • Award value is £1,000 a year for the first two years of study.
  • Eligible for undergraduate applicants to an Arts, Creative Industries or Education course.

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