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Bursaries and Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Find out whether you could be considered for a bursary or scholarship to help towards your study costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Find out which scholarships and bursaries you might be eligible for


Bath Bursary

  • £3,000 per year of study, excluding paid placement years and repeated years of study
  • Based on household income of £25,000 and below and widening participation criteria
  • Home (UK) students

Gold Scholarship Programme

  • £5,000 per year of study, excluding paid placement years
  • A scholarship programme providing a bursary and a range of activities aimed at developing your career aspirations
  • Based on household income of £25,000 and below and widening participation criteria
  • Home (UK) students

Income Related Scholarships

  • Up to £3,000 per year of study
  • Scholarships based on household income of £42,875 and below
  • Specific conditions apply depending on the scholarship
  • Home (UK) students

Addictions Counselling bursary

  • Up to £3,000 in the first and second years of study
  • Based on household income of £25,000 and below
  • Home (UK) Students

Part 2 Master’s in Architecture bursary

  • Up to £1,000 per year, depending on whether placement is paid
  • Bursary for those registered on the full-time Part 2 Master's in Architecture course
  • Based on household income of £25,000 and below and widening participation criteria
  • Home (UK) Students

Care Leaver, Foyer Resident and Estranged Student Bursaries

  • £1,000 per academic year, plus £1,000 to help with start-up costs and a further £1,000 on graduation
  • Bursary for students leaving care, former Foyer residents or estranged from parents
  • Home (UK) Students

Young Adult Carer bursary

  • £500 per year of study
  • Bursary for students who are young adult carers
  • Home (UK) Students

Financial Support for Refugees

  • £1,000 per academic year plus £1,000 to help with start-up costs and a further £1,000 on graduation
  • Bursary for students with refugee or humanitarian protection status with 3 years ordinary status
  • Annual household income must also be £42,875 or below

Scholarships for International Students

If you are an overseas fee-paying student and have demonstrated academic excellence you may be eligible for a scholarship


The Chancellor's Scholarship

  • Up to £2,000 first year tuition fee waiver
  • First year tuition fee waiver for international students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement
  • Overseas students

The International Baccalaureate 50th Anniversary Scholarship

  • Up to £8,000 first year tuition fee waiver
  • First year tuition fee waiver for international students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement in the International Baccalaureate
  • Overseas students

The Doctor Shakuntala Gokhale Award

  • £1,400 award in the first year of study
  • One award aimed at an academically gifted student who has completed the Indian 12th Standard examinations
  • Indian nationals residing in India

International Foundation Year Progressing Student Scholarships

  • £2,000 first year tuition fee waiver
  • First year tuition fee waiver for students who have achieved academic excellence in the University of Bath International Foundation Year
  • Overseas students

Corporate and External Scholarships

Find out about corporate and external scholarship opportunities


AB InBev

  • £3,000 per year for 3 years of study (excluding placement periods)
  • Corporate scholarship dependent on household income of £42,875 and below
  • Home (UK) Students

J.P. Morgan

  • £3,000 per year for 3 years of study (excluding placement periods)
  • Corporate scholarship
  • Home (UK), EU and International Students

Lloyds Scholars

  • £1,500 per year of study (excluding placement periods)
  • Corporate scholarship dependent on household income of £25,000 and below
  • Home (UK) Students

External scholarships

  • Value dependent on the scholarship or award
  • Scholarships and awards offered by external organisations
  • Home (UK), EU and International

Arts and Sports Scholarships

If you are talented in the arts or sports, you could be eligible for an arts or sports scholarship


Creativity and Arts Scholarships

  • Scholarship of up to £1,500 per year, awarded on an annual basis
  • Scholarships and tuition awards for students talented in artistic fields to develop their individual creativity and arts interests alongside studies
  • Home (UK), EU and International Students

Sports Scholarships

  • Up to £5,000 per year
  • Scholarships for talented athletes
  • Home (UK), EU and International Students - dependent on the scholarship

Other types of funding

Find out about additional sources of funding


Applicant Travel Bursary

If you have applied to study at Bath and come to an undergraduate interview or Applicant Visit Day we will be able to refund your travel costs if you meet certain eligibility criteria

Student Loans

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Student Money Advice

Managing your money at university can be a challenge, we have lots of advice, guidance and information to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Find out more from Student Money Advice

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