How to apply

How to Apply

Applications for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for 2020/21 entry will open on 2nd December 2019. The closing date is 10am (GMT) on 2nd March 2020 with no late applications allowed or appeals. 

There are two application forms, one form for students with an interest in Music or Drama and another one for Sport (which includes the application for the University’s Performance Squad). 


Applicants for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship will need to provide a reference. We recommend that applicants and referees read the guidance for referees. Please obtain your reference before applying as you will need to have emailed this to before you can proceed with your application form. 

Applications for Music or Drama

Before completing the application form for Music or Drama please read thefollowing guidance which include the full list of questions: VC Application Guidance Music Drama (PDF, 212kB)

Applications for Sport

Before completing the application form for Sport please read the guidance notes for applicants which include the full list of questions: VC Application Guidance Sport (PDF, 212kB)

Prospective students who wish to apply for the Performance Squad can use the link to the Sport below. It applies to both VC applications and Performance Squad applications.

*Current students who wish to apply for the September 2020 intake of the Performance Squad will be able to do so via the above link from May 2020. Please check back in Spring 2020 for further details.


If you have enquiries regarding the application form, please email

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