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MyWorld Scholarship

The MyWorld Scholarship at Bath aims to support home students from under-represented groups studying in the Department of Computer Science.

About the MyWorld Scholarship

Find out about the MyWorld Scholarship and how it can help towards funding your studies.

The MyWorld Scholarship aims to support home fee-paying students who are from under-represented groups in Higher Education to access taught postgraduate study linked to the creative technologies industry. This scholarship includes courses at the University of Bristol, Bath Spa University, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the University of Bath. You can read more about the journey of applying for a MyWorld scholarship from recent recipient, Hazel.

Funding available

Successful applicants will receive £5,000 towards their 2024/25 tuition fees and be invited to the MyWorld Scholars programme.

Eligible programmes

Find out which programmes are eligible to apply for the MyWorld Scholarships.

Eligibility criteria

In order to apply for this scholarship, you must also meet the below criteria.

In order to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • be considered as a UK student and eligible for Home fee status
  • be holding an offer for one of the above eligible courses for the 2024/25 academic year

The MyWorld Scholarship is aimed at supporting students who are under-represented in Higher Education. You must also be from at least one of the following groups to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups including Asian or Asian British, Black, Black British, Caribbean or African, or other minority group
  • mature students – over 25 years of age at the beginning of their postgraduate studies
  • students from areas of low higher education participation or a low household income or low socioeconomic status
  • disabled students – Under the Equality Act 2010, a person has a disability “if they have a physical or mental impairment, and the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”
  • care leavers and looked after children – all those who have experienced care at any stage of their lives

Full terms and conditions for the MyWorld scholarships, including full eligibility requirements, can be found here.

How to apply

Find out how to apply for the MyWorld Scholarship.

Applications for these awards can be made directly via the MyWorld website.

You will need to answer a number of questions on your motivations for applying for the scholarship and studying your chosen master's course as part of the application.

Application deadline

All applications must have been completed and submitted via the online application form by 09:00 on 8 August 2024.

Please make sure to read the full MyWorld Terms and Conditions before applying.


If you have any queries about the MyWorld Scholarships please get in touch with the MyWorld team.