Postgraduate High Achiever Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions - 2019/20

  • Progressing onto a full-time postgraduate course at the University of Bedfordshire in the academic year 2019/20, from third year undergraduate degree.
  • Applicants wishing to study part-time will be considered.
  • Direct entry (including top-up degree) students into years' 2 and 3 are eligible provided they achieve a BA/BSc 1st class degree.
  • Students must be our own final year undergraduates, planning to progress to postgraduate study at the University of Bedfordshire.
  • The scholarship offers a 50% fee waiver on most postgraduate courses (including research degrees) at University of Bedfordshire.
  • Available to Home and EU students.
  • Must achieve a First class degree at undergraduate level.
  • Progress onto postgraduate Masters Level from undergraduate with no breaks in study.
  • Requests by students to receive the Postgraduate High Achiever Scholarship in any year other than the year immediately after they graduate, should be brought to the Vice Chancellor to consider for approval on an exceptional basis.
  • Applicants must be enrolling on a postgraduate course where study is commencing in September 2019.  Applicants can be considered to study a full-time course part-time, provided the student can attend a course that is already being offered by the University.
  • Must complete and sign the Destination of Leavers of Higher Education Survey (DLHE) at the appropriate time before the closing date.
  • Students are required to complete a Progression Form before registering onto Masters Course - this is if you are going straight on from your undergraduate degree with us to study a postgraduate degree.
  • The Postgraduate High Achiever does not apply to the Master of Business Administration, MSc Social Work or MSc Nursing courses or a Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma at the University of Bedfordshire.
  • Condition of entry for Sports Science Masters Course (taught and research) – to work as a teaching assistant supporting teaching, learning and student recruitment in relevant areas, particularly in the Bedford Sport Science laboratories. This is unpaid work experience which contributes to the development of the transferable skills of the student and provides useful experience on CV. It is for a maximum of 6 hours per week and 180 hours per year.
  • Scholarships/bursaries will be awarded only to students who are fully registered at the University for the 2019/20 academic year.
  • Once registered the University will also contact the student using the University student email account, and it is the student's responsibility to check this account regularly for important information regarding the payment of their scholarship/bursary.
  • Successful students must maintain an appropriate standard of behaviour throughout their course of study at the University of Bedfordshire. If a recipient does not meet the appropriate standard of behaviour and the bursary is withdrawn from that individual it will not be offered to another student from that cohort.
  • Students may be required on occasion to represent the student body and assist the University to publicise its activities and work with the University in promoting its successes and seeking other financial support.
  • Bursary recipients may be invited to attend university events promoting the value of scholarships and are expected to attend. The University may decide to publicise the names of those who receive scholarships or advise a specific donor of the successful recipients of a particular award.
  • The University reserves the right to withhold instalments if scholarship/bursary holders withdraw, interrupt, not attend or otherwise do not progress satisfactorily with their studies.


  • Bursary holders must remain in good financial standing with the University.


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