Income related scholarships
Find out if you are eligible for an Income Related Scholarship for new undergraduate students entering studies in 2019.
About Income related scholarships
If you are eligible for an income related scholarship, you could receive to £3,000 for each year of your studies to help you towards your course related costs.
You will not receive a scholarship payment during a placement period.
- worth up to £1,000 a year
- 11 awards available
- any subject area
Meri Williams Scholarship
- worth up to £3,000 a year
- 1 award available
- Undergraduate Computing Science degree
- Available to women & non-binary students
Find out if you're eligible
To be eligible, you must:
- be an eligible new first year Home UK* undergraduate student
- be registered on a full-time campus-based undergraduate honours degree course commencing in 2019
- not already hold an honours degree (or equivalent)
- have a household income of £42,875 or below
- achieve at least AAB at A level or equivalent
- not be eligible for, or in receipt of, the Bath Bursary or Gold Scholarship. Some scholarship exceptions may apply with our corporate schemes
*Eligible UK students are those that are classed as UK (England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland), as assessed for student support purposes, as determined by Student Finance England or other relevant UK student loans awarding agency and have a UK Home fees status as determined by the University.
As part of our shortlisting process we will also take in to account the following widening participation criteria:
- your home is in an area where there is a low participation of young people progressing into higher education
- your school or college performance is below average
- you are a care leaver
- you or your family receive a state means-tested benefit
- you have an Access to HE Diploma
- you are irreconcilably estranged from your parents or guardians
- you are a Young Carer
- you are a refugee or asylum seeker
- your home address is in an area of lower social mobility according to ACORN data analysis
These awards are discretionary, so even if you meet the criteria you are not guaranteed one. Some awards may be linked to specific faculties, departments or courses of study.
Applying for an income related scholarship
If you have accepted an offer of a place to study at the University for 2019 entry we will email you with details on how to apply from May onwards. Applications close on 30 August 2019.
Make sure you have given permission for your/your family's financial information, given as part of your student loans application, to be shared with the University from your student loans awarding agency. This is needed so we can assess your eligibility for our funding awards.