Scholarships and Bursaries

We’re investing in your future – up to £2,400* cash during your undergraduate study.

If there’s one thing that concerns most students, it’s the idea of debt and how to cover the cost of university. However, for you it need not be a worry. Here at the University of Bedfordshire we offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to support your studies and that’s cash that you don’t need to pay back.

We offer a Merit Scholarship, worth £2,400* over 3 academic years, which is awarded to those who can demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, through scoring 112 UCAS tariff points or more.

We’re keen on supporting each and every one of our students at Bedfordshire, so if you aren’t eligible for the merit scholarship our bursary will give you £1,500* over 3 academic years, or £1,000* over 2 academic years. If you’re joining us in level 5 of your course, you’ll be eligible for the Level 5 bursary. Take a look below for more information and for the full terms and conditions.

*For 3 years of study. The scholarship or bursary is not payable during a year out from on campus study, such as the Professional Practice Year. If you are studying PE with QTS, which is a 4 year degree, you can receive a 4th year payment of £500 if you’re eligible for the bursary, or £800 if you’re eligible for the scholarship. Amount awarded on the basis of academic merit and UCAS tariff points accumulated prior to entry. (Level 5 bursary awarded pro rata; Level 5 entry students are not eligible for the Merit Scholarship).

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The University also offers practical support to students who get into financial difficulties.

Please contact for information on what help is available.


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