The Nicholls Arts Bursary

The Nicholls Arts Bursary

The Nicholls Arts Bursary has provided a living cost bursary of £2,500 for two first-year undergraduate students studying a single or joint honours Theatre course in the Department of Theatre in 2017/18.  

Who is eligible?

Home UK first-year undergraduates who: 

  • Have an assessed household income of £25,000 or less.
  • Are studying a single or joint honours Theatre course in the Department of Theatre in 2017/18.
  • Have not previously been to university.

What is it?

  • The bursary is valued at £2,500 for the first year of study only and is awarded in the form of a living cost bursary.
  • Two bursaries were available in 2017/18.
  • The details for 2018/19 are to be confirmed.

How do I apply?

The applications for the 2017/18 academic year are closed.

  • Follow @UoBrisFunding on Twitter to be notified when applications are open for scholarships and bursaries.

Terms and Conditions

Please refer to the terms and conditions of the bursary.

David Nicholls

David Nicholls established the Nicholls Arts Bursary to support gifted students of Theatre to pursue their studies at the University of Bristol, regardless of their financial circumstances.

Read more about David Nicholls.

My time at Bristol was entirely life-changing, but was only made possible by the grant that I received at the time. I’m passionate that arts education should be open to all, and hope that these bursaries will go some to easing financial worries and encouraging future applications.

David Nicholls