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Development & Alumni Relations Office
Room H011
Innovation & Enterprise Service
University of Bedfordshire
University Square
Luton, LU1 3JU, UK

By telephone

Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00
+44 (0)1582 743942

Funding Support

Special Bursaries and Scholarships

Rewarding and supporting talent

Anyone who works hard or who shows great talent should be encouraged and rewarded. At the University of Bedfordshire, we ensure that fears about finance do not constrain prospective students from considering university and that excellence is rewarded.

The University offers a range of additional financial support for students in the form of scholarships, bursaries and other awards.

The Bedfordshire Police Studentship Scheme

Up to £4,500 towards your fees per annum and an insight to a rewarding career. The Bedfordshire Police Service has studentships available to all University of Bedfordshire applicants who have a confirmed offer to commence studies in the academic year 2018-19 and who have been resident in Bedfordshire since 1 May 2016. Find out more and apply here

The Steel Charitable Trust Undergraduate Bursary

Dates for 2018/19 to be confirmed.

The University of Bedfordshire is proud to be teaming up again with the Steel Charitable Trust to offer 25 final year students £1,000 each to support their final year studies. Find out more here

Postgraduate High Achiever Scholarship 2018/19

The Postgraduate High Achiever Scholarship is for third year undergraduates at the University of Bedfordshire planning to progress to postgraduate study at the University.

The scholarship offers a 50% fee waiver for UK/EU students who achieve a first class undergraduate degree and go straight onto a Master’s degree with us in September 2018*. Find out more here

Kathleen and Michael Connolly Foundation

As a full-time first year Honours student you could be eligible for £1,000, based on academic excellence and financial need. Arrangements for 2018/19 to be confirmed.

General Bursaries/Scholarships (fund raised)

We also offer UK and EU students a number of bursaries and scholarships which are made possible through donations to the University. The number of these bursaries and scholarships therefore depends on the amount donated in any one year.

ScotsCare - The Charity for Scots in London

If you (or one of your parents) were born in Scotland and you are now living within 35 miles of Charing Cross, then you may be entitled to assistance from ScotsCare. This London based charity can help with grants of up to £2,000 towards living expenses and course fees, if you are experiencing financial hardship.

If you would like further details then please contact

Leverhulme Bursary

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust offers up to £3,000 per year for undergraduate studies and up to £5,000 for postgraduate degrees. For further information and to apply, visit Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

Masters Study offer an annual £5,000 Masters scholarship plus a number of smaller awards in every subject.

PhD offer an annual £5,000 Masters scholarship plus a number of smaller awards in every subject.

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