Scholarships & Bursaries
Apply to Aberystwyth now for the possibility of over £18,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries
Why should I apply for a scholarship?
There are many reasons to apply to Aberystwyth – in addition to teaching and research of the highest quality we offer an exceptional student experience in a stunning location. Aberystwyth also places emphasis on supporting our students, including financially. Our generous scholarships and bursaries schemes mean that our students could hold over £18,000 in financial awards and, the good news is they don’t need to be repaid!
Apply now for an Entrance Scholarship
If you’re applying to Aberystwyth, take a look at our Entrance Scholarships. You could be awarded up to £1,000 a year and receive an unconditional offer. The closing date for applications is 29 January and you’ll be invited to sit two exams, either in Aberystwyth or at your school/college*.
*note that Veterinary Science and Nursing applicants are not eligible to sit the exams.
What other scholarships are available?
We have a range of awards and our students are able to hold as many as they’re eligible for. Take a look at our Financial Support and Awards brochure for further information or follow the below links.
Please note that applicants to the BVSc Veterinary Science course are eligible for scholarships and bursaries awarded by the Royal Veterinary College, rather than Aberystwyth University awards. However, please see the link below for a range of awards created specifically for Veterinary Science applicants to access during their time studying at Aberystwyth.
Entrance Scholarships and Merit Awards
Up to £1,000 a year and a chance to obtain an unconditional offer, open to all undergraduate applicantsFind out more
Academic Excellence Scholarships
£2,000 for applicants achieving 3 A grades at A level (or equivalent qualifications) (UK only)Find out more
Awards for International Students
We offer a range of awards which are available specifically for international studentsFind out more
Care Leavers, Young Carers and Estranged Students
£1,500 per year plus a range of additional benefits (UK only)Find out more
Welsh Medium Study Scholarships
Up to £400 per year for Welsh medium study in a range of subjectsFind out more
Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Scholarships
Financial rewards for studying all or part of your course through the medium of WelshFind out more
- for applicants to Agriculture, Computer Science, Maths, Physics, WelshFind out more
Veterinary Science (BVSc)
A range of awards for the BVSc Veterinary Science course (YD105)Find out more
Nursing Accommodation Bursaries
£3,500 discount on first year accommodation (restricted to applicants from certain areas of Wales)Find out more
£1,000 per year for sporting excellence, open to applicants for any course (UK only)Find out more
Aberystwyth Town FC Scholarship
£4,000 plus additional benefits for gifted footballers (UK only)Find out more
£650 per year for musical excellence, open to applicants for any courseFind out more
OSA Grant (Cardiff Branch)
up to £1,500 for one year, for applicants living in CF and NP post code areasFind out more
Stuart Rendel Exhibitions
Up to £1,000 per year, for up to 4 years - for residents of Montgomeryshire (externally funded)Find out more
We are a Bilingual Institution that complies with the Welsh Language Standards and is committed to Equal Opportunities. You are welcome to apply for scholarships/grants/financial support in Welsh or English and any application submitted will be treated equally.