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Postgraduate Scholarships and Bursaries

Below are details of the bursaries that are available to our postgraduate students.

Care Leaver Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Undergraduate and Postgraduate students (Full Time and Part Tme)
Awarding Criteria: To assist with initial costs of resources and equipment, available to undergraduate and postgraduate students, aged 18-25, entering university from a care background.
Award Amount: Up to £1,000
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020 
Additional Information: Application to include supporting evidence
Apply Now:  Care Leaver Bursary 19-20

Childcare Bursary (Postgraduate)

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Postgraduate Students
Awarding Criteria: Bursary available to campus-based postgraduate students who have children and who are not in receipt of Child Care Tax Credits
Please note that this bursary is means-tested
Award Amount: Up to £500
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
Additional Information: Application to include a copy of tax credits letter
Apply Now:  Childcare Bursary 19-20

Diagnostic Testing Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full Time and Part Time Students 
Awarding Criteria: Bursary available to students requiring assistance with the costs of diagnostic assessment
Award Amount: Up to £350
Last date for Applications:  Students can apply at any time
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  Forms available from Student Services or the Student Finance Officers on each campus

Distance Learners' Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Postgraduate Students
Awarding Criteria: Bursary available to distance learners enrolled on a postgraduate taught programme at UWTSD
Award Amount: Up to £1,000
Last date for Applications:  25/10/2019
06/03/2020
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  Apply via MyTSD

Postgraduate Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Campus-based postgraduate students 
Awarding Criteria: Bursary available to all campus-based postgraduate students to assist with additional course costs (books, equipment, travel, and so on)
Award Amount: Up to £300
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  Apply via MyTSD 

UWTSD Postgraduate Progression Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full Time Students continuing to a Postgraduate Course
Awarding Criteria: Bursary awarded to students who have just completed an undergraduate degree at UWTSD and are progressing onto a postgraduate programme 
Award Amount: Up to £500 
Last date for Applications:   
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  CLOSED

Welsh Government Funding:
   60+ Masters Bursary Scheme

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Students aged 60+ 
Awarding Criteria: Available to Welsh/EU domiciled students aged 60 or over, studying full 180 credit taught or research master’s degree programmes
Award Amount: £4,000
Last date for Applications:  Students can apply at any time 
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  WG Master's 60+ Bursary 19-20

Welsh Government Funding:
  STEMM Masters Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Postgraduate students (STEMM)
Awarding Criteria:
  • Available to those studying a full 180 credit taught or research masters degree programmes in STEMM subjects.
  • Available for eligible STEMM masters programmes starting at UWTSD from September. Eligible programmes to be confirmed shortly.
  • Full-time (1 year only) and part-time (2 year only) courses are eligible.
  • Also available to students over the age of 60.
  • This STEMM funding is in addition to the new postgraduate funding scheme in place for Welsh students from September
Award Amount: £2,000
Last date for Applications:  Students can apply at any time
Additional Information: STEMM - (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Medicine)
Apply Now:  WG Master's STEMM Bursary 19-20 

Welsh Government Funding:
  Welsh-medium Masters Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Postgraduate students (Welsh-medium) 
Awarding Criteria:
  • Available to those studying a full 180 credit taught or research master’s degree programmes through the medium of Welsh. The Welsh-medium component of the programme must be worth 40 credits or more
  • Available for eligible Welsh-medium masters programmes starting at UWTSD from September
  • Eligible programmes to be confirmed shortly
  • Full-time (1 year only) and part-time (2 year only) courses are eligible
  • Also available to students over the age of 60
Award Amount: £1,000
Last date for Applications:  Students can apply at any time
Additional Information: This funding is in addition to the new postgraduate funding scheme in place for Welsh students from September
Apply Now:  WG Master's Welsh-Medium Bursary 19-20

Young Adult Carer Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full Time and Part Time Students 
Awarding Criteria: Bursary for students aged 18 to 25 who are registered as young adult carers for family members
Award Amount: Up to £1,000
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
Additional Information: Application to include supporting evidence
Apply Now:  Young Carer Bursary 19-20

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   Postgraduate Progression Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Undergraduates continuing to a Full Time Postgraduate course
Awarding Criteria: Bursary awarded to students progressing from a UWTSD undergraduate degree to either a PGCE Primary or Secondary course.
Applicants must have at least a grade B in GCSE English and Maths and a grade C in Science
Award Amount: Up to £500
Last date for Applications:   
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  CLOSED

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   Postgraduate Scholarship

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Undergraduates continuing on a Full Time Postgraduate course 
Awarding Criteria: Bursary awarded to students progressing from an undergraduate degree and applying to specialise in one of the following areas on a Secondary PGCE course:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Design & Technology
  • ICT
  • Physics
  • Welsh 
Award Amount: Up to £750
Last date for Applications:   
Additional Information: Applicants must have at least a grade B in GCSE English and Maths and a grade C in Science 
Apply Now:  CLOSED