Bursary value: £1000 per academic year
- Be registered on a full-time undergraduate degree course (or PGCE/GEN/GEM) at Nottingham which you commenced in 2024/25
- Have UK home status for funding purposes
- Be liable for the tuition fee set in 2024/25
- Have had a full financial assessment carried out by Student FinanceNot have studied for an undergraduate degree before starting your current course.
- Not be in receipt of a Maycock-Whileman Scholarship or an Alumni Scholarship award
- PGCE/Graduate Entry Nursing/Graduate Entry Medicine students are only eligible for the Nottingham Potential Bursary on the grounds of having dependants.
PLUS one or more of the following:
- Entering via an Access route or with vocational qualifications (at further education level) and with a household income up to £35,000 (as assessed by Student Finance) - we will require a copy of your certificate or transcript
- Students with a household income up to £35,000 (as assessed by Student Finance) with financially dependent children or adults - we will require a copy of your 2024/25 Student Finance letter showing you to be in receipt of either Childcare Grant, Parents Learning allowance or Adult Dependants Grant
- Students who have fulfilled specified conditions through participation in the University's Nottingham Potential or Sutton Trust Summer Schools hosted by the university or other eligible activities (including attendance on a minimum of 8 Ambition Nottingham: 16-18 sessions (Tier 1 students only) or 8 Nottingham Pathways to Law/Medicine sessions). There is no need to apply for the award if eligible on this basis. NHS-funded students are eligible to receive the Nottingham Potential Bursary for summer school attendees
Part-time students - The Nottingham Potential Bursary provides additional support on a pro-rata basis for new part-time undergraduate students in 2024. You will need to have a means-tested assessment carried out by Student Finance (SF) as well as meeting one of the criteria above in order for us to assess your eligibility for this bursary. Your award amount will depend on the number of credits you're taking. You can find out more about funding for part-time undergraduate students on our website.