These organisations offer scholarships which are not affiliated to the University. Contact the organisation directly about how to apply and for their eligibility criteria.


The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) offer a number of scholarships for students at different stages of their career.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) offer scholarships for new and first year undergraduate students.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) offer a number of scholarships for students following accredited programmes.

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) offers scholarships and awards for students at different stages of their career.

The Royal Aeronautical Society offers scholarships for final year students.

The Royal Television Society Technology Bursaries is a £1,000 scholarship plus other opportunities for students of Electrical & Electronic Engineering considering a career in television.


The British Psychological Society (BPS) offers summer studentships for students who are completing their penultimate year of study.


The Royal Society of Biology have links to studentships run over the summer designed for students who have just finished their second year of study.

The Royal Society of Chemistry offer studentships for summer placements for students in the middle years of their studies.

Institute of Mathematics (IMA) offer small grants to student mathematical societies to increase engagement between IMA and university students.

Open across multiple disciplines

The Eagle House Educational Trust Scholarship is a scholarship of up to £1,500 for children and young people in Somerset and historic Avon who have been looked after in foster or residential care. You can also apply if you have received considerable support from Children's Social Care at some point in your life.

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust provide bursaries of up to £3,000 per year for full-time, UK undergraduate students and £5,000 per year for full-time, UK postgraduate students. You can apply if you are in financial need and the son, daughter or partner of a chemist, grocer or commercial traveller.

Further information about funding opportunities and managing money are available from our Student Services team.