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Undergraduate Bursary Scheme

The University of Bradford is committed to helping students from all backgrounds access higher education.

In 2024/25 we will be offering a cash bursary to all Home students whose family incomes are under £30,000 a year.

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  • New students starting at the University of Bradford in 2024/25. Students who are studying for a second degree are not eligible. 
  • Home and EU students paying Home fees and studying full time.
  • Family income of under £30,000 as assessed by the relevant student finance service.
  • Students paying the full course fee i.e. £9,250 for a standard degree course.
  • Students on a placement year or those repeating less than 80 credits and paying a partial fee will not be eligible for the bursary payment.
  • Student must be fully engaging with their programme of study, i.e. attending lectures, handing in coursework and sitting exams as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.

  • Anguilla
  • Bermuda
  • British Antarctic Territories
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • England
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Gibraltar
  • Montserrat
  • Northern Ireland
  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oenno Islands
  • Scotland
  • St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Wales

Payment amount & frequency

  • Year 1: £500
  • Year 2: £600
  • Year 3 and subsequent years: £700

Bursaries are paid in the last week of March directly into the student’s bank account via the Student Loans Company.

How to apply

We will automatically identify eligible students using information from the Student Loans Company – there is no need to apply to us directly.

However you must be financially assessed by 31 July 2025 in order to receive your bursary for that academic year i.e. September 2024 – August 2025.

Further information about this scholarship

For further information email or call 01274 236505.