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Bursaries and Scholarships

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These pages contain bursary and scholarship information which is generally for undergraduate students with home* fee status. If you're an International or EU student please go to the international scholarship pages for details of relevant scholarships.

The University of Nottingham offers a wide range of bursaries and scholarships. These funds can provide you with an additional source of non-repayable financial help.

For information about funds administered by individual schools and departments please go to the subject-specific awards page. For details of the bursaries and scholarships offered by the Funding and Financial Support team please select the relevant link below.

Note on submission of forms and documents:

Funding and Financial Support team staff are working from home so there may be delays in accessing applications submitted by post.  If you have yet to submit your application, please do so by email. You should scan and email your form and supporting documents to Please ask those submitting supporting documents also to submit these to this email address.

Prospective Students 2022


Prospective students planning to enter the University in September 2022.

Freshers 2021

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First year students who entered the University in September 2021.

 Continuing Students

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Students who started their study before September 2021.


Core Bursary FAQs


Frequently asked questions about the Core Bursary, and how to apply.

 The Stoneygate Award

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The Stoneygate Award is a competitive scholarship which offers awards totalling £9,000 over the duration of a course to first year, undergraduate students who have overcome personal barriers to reach their goal of attending university. 



Apply to the Santander Black Inclusion programme for students/grads to win access to 8hrs of online trending topics - blockchain, green finance & the opportunity to win a £1,500 scholarship.

The Potential Scholarships

Funded by generous donations, the Potential Scholarships are competitive awards falling in to two categories, each with its own application form.  Applications are now open and close on Friday 28th January 2022.  

Last updated: 27/09/2021

* 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

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