MyWorld Scholarship

These scholarships are available for local postgraduate students studying a creative technology related course either full-time or part-time.

About the scholarship

Applications are now open. Submit your application by Thursday 8 August 2024 at 12:00.

We will award four MyWorld Scholarships, worth £5,000 each, supporting local students studying a creative technology-related course which would help with their future and career ambitions in the industry.

Successful applicants will need to be enrolled and engaged on a postgraduate taught programme studying either part time or full time (see list of eligible courses below).

If accepted, students receive £5,000 toward your 2023/24 fees (as a fee reduction/waiver) and be invited to the MyWorld Scholars programme. 

About MyWorld

MyWorld is a research and development collaboration between UWE Bristol, University of Bristol, Bath Spa University, and University of Bath funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). MyWorld’s vision is for the West of England to lead the way as a world player in creative media production and technology.

The MyWorld Scholarship supports home (UK) fee paying who are from underrepresented groups in higher education to access taught postgraduate study linked to the creative technologies industry at UWE Bristol, University of Bristol, Bath Spa University, and University of Bath. 


Eligible courses

UWE Bristol will award four MyWorld Scholarships worth £5,000 each to students on one of the following eligible courses.



The MyWorld Scholarship is for students who are under-represented in Higher Education. You must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups including Asian or Asian British, Black, Black British, Caribbean or African, or other minority group.
  • Mature students – over 25 years of age at the beginning of their postgraduate studies.
  • Students from areas of low higher education participation or a low household income.
  • Disabled students – Under the Equality Act 2010, a person has a disability “if they have a physical or mental impairment, and the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”.
  • Care leavers and looked after children – all those who have experienced care at any stage of their lives.


To be eligible to apply for the MyWorld scholarship students must:

  • Be eligible for Home (UK) tuition fees.
  • Be from a group that is underrepresented in Higher Education – see essential criteria above for more details.
  • Be wanting to gain employment within the creative technologies industries after academic study.
  • Apply to study a postgraduate course related to creative technology industries (or for a part thereof, e.g. microcredentials) in the South West at the University of Bristol, University of Bath, Bath Spa University or University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) during the 2024/25 academic year.
  • Meet the terms and conditions of their academic offer and meet any other conditions required by the University in which you will be studying.

Please note: we will consider applicants from any postgraduate course related to gaining employment within the creative technologies industries from the four universities above, but priority will be given to those on courses most closely aligned to the MyWorld programme aims and objectives. Please see the list of courses which will be prioritised in Terms and Conditions.

You will need to have been given an offer to study, be fully registered (in-person) for the course and be in attendance/engaged with your studies (as well as met any other conditions required by the University in which you will be studying) before the MyWorld Scholarship will be paid against the tuition fees for successful award holders.

How to apply

Before you can apply for the Scholarship, you must already be holding an offer of study starting in the academic year 2024/25.

To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply, visit Scholarships – MyWorld.

Apply now