Think Big Undergraduate Awards

Prospective international students can apply for funding towards the cost of tuition fees and living costs.

Scholarship awards for undergraduate international students are valued at £6,500 and £13,000 per year and can only be used towards the cost of tuition fees.

Applicants may also be eligible to receive a £3,000 living cost bursary during their first year of study.


You can apply if you:

  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes 
  • have applied to start any full-time undergraduate course, (excluding Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science) at the University of Bristol, starting in September 2024.

You do not need to have received an offer to study before submitting an international scholarship application.

How to apply

Apply using the international scholarships online application form.

You can find out more details about completing this form in our guidance on how to apply for international scholarships.


Applications will close at 10 am (UK time) on Monday 26 February 2024.

Assessment process

Successful applicants will be contacted on or before Monday 8 April 2024

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified shortly after.

Further details

If you apply for this scholarship, you will also automatically be considered for any other University of Bristol international scholarships that you are eligible for. You do not need to submit two separate applications.

The application process is the same for all University of Bristol international scholarships so the terms and conditions and frequently asked questions are also the same:

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