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 bursaries@nottingham.ac.uk. Please ask those submitting supporting documents also to submit these to this email address.

Prospective Students 2021

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Prospective students planning to enter the University in September 2021.

Freshers 2020

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First year students who entered the University in September 2020.

 Continuing Students

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Students who started their study before September 2020.


Core Bursary FAQs


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

 The Halford Scholarship

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The Halford Scholarship is a competitive scholarship which offers awards of £7,500 per year to prospective, undergraduate students who have overcome significant hardship or obstacles to their academic progression. 



The Halford Scholarship, 2021 entry, is now open for applications.

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Last updated: 13/01/2021

  * 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