University of Bristol Bursary

University of Bristol Bursary

The University of Bristol Bursary is paid to thousands of undergraduate students every year. It is the main additional financial support provided to undergraduate students at the University of Bristol.

Who is eligible?

Home UK undergraduates with a household income of under £42,875 will receive an award of up to £2,060 for every year of their course.

Payments will be made in 2 instalments in December and March.

What is it?

  • The bursary is money paid directly to students’ bank accounts.
  • This is not a loan: it is gift from the University that does not have to be repaid.
  • University of Bristol Bursary recipients are eligible for a discounted Active Plus Sports Pass.

How do I apply?

There is no application process, but students should ensure they have:

  • applied for financial support from their regional funding provider AND
  • provided consent to share their household income.

However, you may also be interested in applying for additional funding.

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the terms and conditions of the bursary for full details of the eligibility criteria and the value of the award you could receive.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about the University of Bristol Bursary, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Over 11,000 students have received payments totalling £29.1 million from the University of Bristol Bursary since 2006.
Matthew Semple
Student Funding Manager