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Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries

Below are details of the scholarships and bursaries that are available to our undergraduate students

 

Academic Excellence Scholarships

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time Students 
Awarding Criteria: Scholarship awarded to first-year students who have attained at least three A’s at A-level, or Triple Distinction at BTEC Level 3, prior to entry on a full-time, undergraduate degree course.
Award Amount: Up to £2,000
Last date for Applications:  25/10/2019
Additional Information:  
Apply Now:  Academic Excellence Award 19-20

Armed Forces Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time Students
Awarding Criteria: Awarded to ex-services personnel who are enrolling on the first year of an undergraduate programme
Award Amount: Up to £1,000
Last date for Applications:   
Additional Information: None
Apply Now:  CLOSED 

Constituent College Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time undergraduates
Awarding Criteria: A progression bursary for students from Coleg Sir Gâr and Coleg Ceredigion who are enrolling on the first year of a full-time undergraduate programme at UWTSD
Award Amount: Up to £1,000
Last date for Applications:  25/10/2019
Additional Information: None
Apply Now:  Constituent College Bursary 19-20 

Departmental Scholarships

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time undergraduates 
Awarding Criteria: Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates on the basis of a student’s ‘all-round’ performance (effort, attendance, contribution, academic progress, and so on).
Award Amount: Up to £600
Last date for Applications:  13/12/2019
Additional Information: Scholarships will be awarded at the end of Semester 1
Apply Now:  Departmental Scholarship 19-20 

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 (Undergraduate)

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Undergraduate Students (Full Time and Part Time)
Awarding Criteria: Bursary for undergraduates with children who are not in receipt of the Childcare Grant or Child Care Tax Benefits.
Please note that this bursary is means-tested.
Award Amount: Full Time:  Up to £700
Part Time: Up to £300
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
Additional Information: Application to include a copy of Student Finance notification letter and 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

Educational Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time undergraduates 
Awarding Criteria: Bursary available to full-time undergraduates who require assistance with course-related costs
(placement travel, specialist books and equipment, etc.)
Award Amount: Up to £200
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
01/05/2020 
Additional Information: Application form to include breakdown of the additional costs
Apply Now:  Educational Bursary 19-20 

Internship Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time undergraduate students 
Awarding Criteria: Available to full-time undergraduate students wishing to gain additional, relevant work experience with a company that cannot offer paid employment.
  • Assists with travel and/or accommodation costs.
  • Includes INSPIRE and Enterprise Internships, but not the compulsory work placement element of your course
Award Amount: Up to £1,000
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
01/05/2020
Additional Information: Application to include outline of the internship, copies of correspondence with the company and a breakdown of costs
Apply Now:  Internship 19-20 

Part-time Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Part-time undergraduate students 
Awarding Criteria: Bursary to assist part-time undergraduate students with the costs of travel, course materials and specialist equipment. 
Award Amount: Up to £200
Last date for Applications:  08/11/2019
06/03/2020
Additional Information: To be eligible, you must not be in receipt of any other bursaries 
Apply Now:  Part Time 19-20

Residential Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time undergraduate students 
Awarding Criteria: Means-tested bursary
Available to all full-time undergraduate students who are housed in UWTSD-managed accommodation
Award Amount: Up to £400
Last date for Applications:  13/12/2019 
Additional Information: Application to include a copy of Student Finance notification letter and bank statements from two recent months
Apply Now:  Residential Bursary 19-20 

Skill-up Bursary

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Full-time undergraduates
Awarding Criteria: Bursary available to any full-time undergraduate wishing to undertake any additional skills development to supplement their course and employability
Award Amount: Up to £200 
Last date for Applications:  09/11/2019
08/03/2020
03/05/2020
Additional Information: Application to include evidence of course cost
Apply Now:  Skill Up Bursary 19-20

Welsh-medium/Bilingual Scholarship

Applicable to the Following Student Group(s) Undergraduate students (Full Time and Part Tme)
Awarding Criteria: Awarded to full-time undergraduate students who undertake all or part of their studies through the medium of Welsh/bilingually:
£50 per 10 credits successfully completed through the medium of Welsh/bilingually
(modules must be minimum 50% bilingual)
Award Amount: Part Time:  Up to £400
Full Time:   Up to £600 (or £900 in intensive two-year degree programmes)
Last date for Applications:  27/03/2020
Additional Information: Please note that students who are already in receipt of Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Scholarships will not be eligible for this scholarship.
Apply Now:  Welsh Medium.Bilingual Scholarship 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