Access to Bristol Bursary

Access to Bristol Bursary

Access to Bristol is an initiative that provides local students with an opportunity to experience life at the University of Bristol, gaining access to its academic expertise and facilities. The scheme is designed as a curriculum enrichment opportunity for students studying A-levels or equivalents and is open to all students in the first or second year of A-level study.

Who is eligible?

Home UK undergraduate students who:

  • Have completed the Access to Bristol scheme, including Pathways to Law and Pathways to Health Sciences.
  • Have an assessed household income of £25,000 or below.

See full eligibility criteria.

What is it?

  • A bursary for living costs of £3,855 per year for the duration of the programme.
  • A full waiver of tuition fees (£9,250) for the first year.
  • Access to Bristol Bursary recipients are eligible for a discounted Active Plus Sports Pass.

How do I apply?

  • In order to receive the Access to Bristol Bursary, students should ensure they have:
    • applied for financial support from their regional funding provider AND
    • provided consent to share their household income.

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the terms and conditions of the Access to Bristol Bursary.

When is the deadline?

The deadline to apply for the Access to Bristol Scheme is published within the Access to Bristol brochure.

This bursary helps to broaden the demographic of local school-leavers who achieve a degree.