Applications are now closed

Futures Scholarship

These scholarships are for UK applicants, towards your first year of undergraduate study and employability opportunities.

50 awards of £2,000 are available in 2021/22. There is up to an additional £2,500 of funding support for employability opportunities, such as internships, placements or summer research programmes.

Successful applicants will be enrolled on the Futures Scholarships programme. You will be supported by the Futures Scholarships co-ordinator to access career guidance and advice on University opportunities for personal and professional development.

Recipients are expected to come to periodic meetings with relevant University team members.

These awards are funded by donations from University of Bristol alumni and friends.


You can apply if you:

  • are a UK applicant for full-time undergraduate study;
  • plan to start your studies in 2021/22;
  • have an offer (or are awaiting a decision) to study at Bristol;
  • can demonstrate financial need.

Students from any subject can apply. Read the full eligibility criteria.

Application process

Apply using the Additional Funding online application form.


Applications for the 2021/22 academic year are now closed. The application deadline was 5pm, 25 April 2021.

Assessment process

Prospective students will be notified of the outcome of their application on 17 May 2021.

Further details

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