Bristol Scholars Bursary

Bristol Scholars Bursary

The Bristol Scholars Bursary provides financial support to those students who have undertaken the Bristol Scholars scheme.

Who is eligible?

Home UK undergraduate students who are studying their first degree and:

  • Have been nominated for the Bristol Scholars scheme by their Headteacher or Head of Post 16 College.
  • 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 only.
  • Bristol Scholars receive dedicated support and coaching to support their transition to university and ongoing university experience.
  • Bristol Scholars also receive a free Active Plus Sports Pass.

How do I apply?

  • There is no application form.
  • The scholarship is only available to students who have been nominated for the Bristol Scholars scheme.
  • In order to receive the Bristol Scholars 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 Bristol Scholars Bursary.

The University of Bristol is committed to ensuring that Bristol’s most talented school leavers face no barriers in achieving their hopes and ambitions.