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Vice Chancellor's scholarships

The Vice Chancellor's scholarships award £1,000 every year to undergraduate students who are in particular need of support.

There are 6 scholarships available this year: 2 Welcome Back to Education scholarships and 4 Enabling Education scholarships.

Welcome Back to Education scholarships are for students who started Higher Education after the age of 21.

Enabling Education scholarships are for students facing significant barriers to study.

If you have any questions about the scholarships or the application process please contact


To be eligible for these scholarships you must meet at least 1 of the following criteria:

  • Students who are carers
  • Students who have 1 or more children
  • Students who are estranged from their families and under 25
  • Students whose family circumstances have altered drastically since filling out their loan application (for example bereavement, chronic illness, or divorce)
  • Students with residual household income under £26,000.

How to apply

To apply you must submit a completed application form.

Before getting started, you might find it helpful to read through our guidance on completing your application. This includes what should be covered in your supporting statement and written reference.

The deadline for submitting applications is 11:59pm on Thursday 31 December 2020.

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