Services for Students

Potential Scholarships 2022/23

Entry Awards - entry year only

Potential Scholarships are funded by generous donations from University supporters and alumni. 

To be eligible for these awards you must be in your year of entry to the University, and on the first year of your course (or year 0 if doing a foundation year). These awards are payable in your first year of study only. These awards are competitive.

The Hollick Family Trust Scholarship is not available for 2022 entry

If you require the application form in an alternative format(e.g. Braille, large font) please call Funding & Financial Support on 0115 823 2071 or email us at

General criteria for all these awards:

Applicants must:

• Be enrolling in Autumn 2021 for the first year of a full-time** undergraduate degree at the University of Nottingham (UK Campus)

• Not have studied for an undergraduate degree before starting at Nottingham

• Have Home* funding status (see definition below)

• Not be receiving external sponsorship for your course, e.g. from industry/employers (University bursaries and Government grants do not affect your eligibility)

•Have had their household income assessed for your statutory government support and consented to share this information with the University

Additional eligibilty criteria will apply to each individual scholarship. Please read carefully before you apply.

The Hollick Family Trust Scholarship

Award Value: £1,500 

To be eligible you must meet the following additional criteria: 

• Be registered in the first year of an undergraduate course in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham. 

• Have a household income of less than £25,000.



 * A 'home' student is one who meets certain UK residence criteria. These are the same criteria as apply to eligibility for home funding from Student Finance.

**Otherwise eligible part-time students who are unable to study full-time because of a disability should contact the Funding and Financial Support team to discuss their funding options.

Note: All references to household income refer to the figure which is calulated by Student Finance when a student applies to them for means-tested funding.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Nottingham is focused on embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. As part of this, we seek to reward and recognise our diverse staff and student population, and therefore encourage applications from all communities, particularly those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. For more information please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion web pages:

If you have any questions about your application in relation to EDI issues, or you have any questions about completion of the application form,  then please contact the Funding and Financial Support team.

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