University of Bath

EY Scholarship

If you want to study Accounting and Finance, you might be eligible for an EY Scholarship. The scheme offers financial support and paid placements.

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EY scholarship students benefit from two placements and learn invaluable business and employability skills

Join a leading company

This scholarship offers you the opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful professional services companies in the world. With 190,000 people in 150 countries, EY helps businesses of all shapes and sizes become the best they can be – and can help you do the same. EY's teams work across several areas, including:

  • auditing
  • improving financial reporting
  • tackling fraud and corporate crime

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Scholarship payments

If chosen for this scheme, you will receive three £5,000 scholarship payments, one for each year of study, except placement years.

Additional financial support

If you have a scholarship and meet additional criteria, you could be eligible for one of three extra awards. Each award is worth £5,000 per year of study, excluding placement periods.

We will contact you with more information about these awards if you are eligible.

Paid placements

This scholarship includes two placements at EY.

Your first placement will be after your first year at university and will last for four weeks.

Your second placement will be a paid, year-long industrial placement at an EY office during year three.

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Personal development


This scholarship is your chance to pick up invaluable business and employability skills, including:

  • teamwork
  • self-discipline
  • time management


The placements will give you the opportunity to:

  • work directly with global clients
  • learn from EY’s most senior people
  • build lasting professional networks

Professional qualification

The scholarship provides you with a head start towards a chartered accountancy qualification.

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Employment after you graduate

You could be in line for a permanent job at EY after you complete your degree.

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Further information

The scholarship lasts four years.

If you are eligible, we will contact you about the application process in the autumn, once you have arrived in Bath. You must be willing to sign an agreement to take a full and active part in the EY Scholarship programme.