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The Rani Scholarship

The University is delighted to be able to offer a scholarship that will support women where they are most underrepresented. 

The Rani Scholarship is built from Anita’s passion and personal experience of how higher education can change the trajectory of women’s lives. 

The scholarship will support four female students each year, who are facing disadvantage, to study and succeed at university in subjects and industries where they are most underrepresented.

Eligible courses listed below are where female students currently make up less than 25% of the cohort.

There are four scholarships available:

  • Two to be awarded to home students
  • Two to be awarded to international students

Please note that applications for home students will open at the start of April. 

Study level:
Undergraduate
Academic entry year:
2024/25
Apply by:
30-May-2024
Attendance of study:
full-time
Available to:
prospective students
Scholarships available:
4 scholarships available
Find out how to apply

Eligibility

Home Students must:

  • Identify as a female
  • Have an unconditional/conditional offer one one of the above courses
  • Meet one of the hardship criteria outlined in the application form - these are: 
    • Refugee and asylum seeker
    • Care leaver
    • Disabled
    • Low participation background as defined by polar4 quintile 1 and 2
    • Socio-economic disadvantage
  • Reside at a Bradford postcode

International Students must:

  • Identify as a female
  • Have an unconditional/conditional offer one of the above courses
  • Meet one of the hardship criteria outlined in the application form - these are: 
    • Refugee and asylum seeker
    • Care leaver
    • Disabled
    • Other forms of hardship will also be considered

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Antilles (Netherlands)
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijani Republic, The
  • Bahamas, The
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil
  • British Antarctic Territories
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Burkina Faso; Also Upper Volta
  • Bulgaria
  • Burundi
  • Myanmar
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canary Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Channel Islands, not elsewhere specified
  • Chile
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo (Peoples Republic)
  • Congo, Democratic Republic
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cura
  • Cyprus (European Union)
  • Cyprus (Non-European Union)
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Timor Leste (East Timor)
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt, United Arab Republic of
  • El Salvador
  • England
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia, The Republic of The
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland, the Republic of
  • Isle of Man (The)
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Cambodia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati (The Gilbert Islands)
  • Korea (North), Democratic Peoples Republic of
  • Korea (South), Republic of
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (Special Administrative Region of China)
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldive Islands
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte (French Territorial Collectivity)
  • Mexico
  • Moldova, Republic of
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia, also French Overseas Territori
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine; West Bank; Gaza Strip inc E Jerusa
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oenno Islands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa, Independent State of
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • St Pierre and Miquelon
  • St.Kitts and Nevis
  • St.Lucia
  • St.Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Türkiye
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States of America
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City, Holy See Vatican City State
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wales
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Windward Islands (not otherwise specified)
  • Yemen, Republic of
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Payment amount & frequency

International students will receive a 50% discount on their tuition fees.

Home students will be paid a  yearly stipend of £6,600, increasing by 5% each year.

How to apply

You can apply for the scholarship here

Further information about this scholarship

Please note that applications for home students will open at the start of April.