We’re investing in your future – up to ￡2400* cash during your undergraduate study.
If there’s one thing that concerns most students, it’s the idea of debt and how to cover the cost of university. However, for you it need not be a worry. Here at the University of Bedfordshire we offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to support your studies and that’s cash that you don’t need to pay back.
We offer a Merit Scholarship, worth ￡2,400* over 3 academic years, which is awarded to those who can demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, through scoring 112 UCAS points or more.
However, don’t worry if you don’t. We’re keen on supporting each and every one of our students at Bedfordshire, so if you aren’t eligible for the merit scholarship you will get ￡1,500* over 3 academic years with our bursary, or ￡1000* over 2 academic years if you’re a top-up student receiving the Level 5 bursary. We take the worry out of financial woes, leaving you more time to focus on your studies and having a great experience with us. Take a look below for more information and for the full terms and conditions.
*Based on 2020 figures and for 3 years study. The scholarship or bursary is not payable during a year out from on campus study, such as the Professional Practice Year. If you are studying PE with QTS, which is a 4 year degree, you can receive a 4th year payment of ￡500 if you’re eligible for the bursary, or ￡800 if you’re eligible for the scholarship. Amount awarded on the basis of academic merit and UCAS points accumulated prior to entry. (Level 5 bursary awarded pro rata; Level 5 entry students are not eligible for the Merit Scholarship).
The following scholarships and bursaries are for all new Home/EU full-time undergraduate students enrolling from September 2020 for the 2020/21 academic year. The value of the awards will be commensurate with academic achievement on entry.
1 If you are studying PE with QTS, which is a 4 year degree, you can receive a 4th year payment of ￡500 if you’re eligible for the bursary, or ￡800 if you’re eligible for the scholarship.
This scholarship is for undergraduates with an entry qualification score of 112 UCAS tariff points or more, or equivalent, the scholarship is worth ￡2,400 over 3 academic years.
This bursary is for all undergraduates with an entry qualification score of fewer than 112 UCAS tariff points, or equivalent, the bursary is worth ￡1,500 over 3 academic years.
The University of Bedfordshire is proud of its alumni and is delighted to offer a tuition fee discount for those who choose to continue or return to the University for on campus Postgraduate level studies.
We offer a 20% discount on full and part-time Masters courses to those who were successful in completing an Honours Degree with the University of Bedfordshire, DMU’s Bedford campus or the University of Luton.
This bursary is for undergraduates undertaking the Foundation Year as part of an integrated four-year degree and is worth ￡2000 over 4 academic years.
Scholarships and bursaries are paid in 2 or 3 instalments per year if the eligibility criteria are met. There is no application process. The scholarship or bursary will be awarded automatically to those meeting the eligibility criteria
The Level 5 bursary is for all new undergraduate students enrolling from September 2020 for the 2020/21 academic year, in year 2 of a full time undergraduate degree. It is worth ￡500 per academic year (up to a maximum of 2 years)
Sports Scholarships are available for students who have a record of performance in sport and who aspire to train and compete at the highest levels.
The Care Leavers Bursary is available to students who are "open to care" and supported by their local authority leaving care service.
The scholarship offers a 50% fee waiver on most postgraduate courses (including research degrees) at University of Bedfordshire if you achieve a BA/BSc 1st class degree.
You need to complete an UG to PG progression form to apply. Be sure to tick the Postgraduate Scholarship box before you submit it.
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*The Postgraduate High Achiever does not apply to the Master of Business Administration, MSc Social Work or MSc Nursing courses or a Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma at the University of Bedfordshire.
The University also offers practical support to students who get into financial difficulties.
Please contact [email protected] for information on what help is available.
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