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Cardiff University Scholarships

Cardiff is one of the most successful and popular universities in the UK. The standard of applications is high and competition for places is strong with the vast majority of our students at their first choice university. We wish to recruit the very best students and to help us achieve this we will make around 100 prestigious Cardiff University Scholarships available in 2015.

How much are the scholarships worth?

Each Cardiff University Scholarship is worth £3,000. They are cash payments and are not means tested.

When are the scholarships available?

The Scholarships are available to undergraduate students beginning their studies in September 2015.

Which subjects are eligible for scholarships?

  • Archaeology
  • Biosciences (Ecology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Zoology)
  • Chemistry
  • City and Regional Planning
  • Computer Science and Informatics
  • Criminology
  • Earth and Ocean Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering (Integrated Engineering, Electronic & Communications Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Medical Engineering)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Religious and Theological Studies
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Translation Studies
  • Welsh

Who will be eligible for the scholarships?

The scholarships will be awarded to UK students coming to Cardiff University in September 2015 and undertaking one of the degree programmes designated for a scholarship.

In order to obtain a scholarship you need to:

  • achieve grades AAA at A-level (or equivalent)
  • satisfy all aspects of your offer
  • accept the offer of a place at Cardiff on a firm basis by 31 July 2015
  • meet all the terms of our terms and conditions (see here)

How do I apply for a scholarship?

You don’t need to apply for a scholarship. As long as you have accepted the offer you have received for a designated degree programme from Cardiff University on a firm basis by 31st July 2015, and we have received and confirmed your exam results by 31st August 2015, then you will automatically be considered for an award.

When will I know if I have been successful?

Those who are successful will be notified in writing as soon as possible in September 2015.

If I am successful when will I receive my scholarship?

Successful students will receive £1,500 in their first year, and subject to continuing satisfactory academic performance, the remaining £1,500 will be paid in equal instalments in each of the remaining years of their course.

How can I find out more?

For further advice on scholarships please contact:
Sheila King: +44 (0)29 2087 9128
Helen Kerrigan: +44 (0)29 2087 9320

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