Bursaries for Welsh master’s students
The information on this page relates to funding available in the 2021-22 academic year. We'll update this page in due course once we have confirmation of funding amounts for 2022-23.
The Welsh Government is continuing to fund a bursary scheme aimed at encouraging Welsh students to study their master’s degrees in Wales for the 2021/22 academic year.
Three types of bursaries are available:
- bursaries worth £2,000 for STEMM students
- bursaries worth £4,000 for anyone aged 60 or over studying a master's programme in any subject area
- bursaries worth £1,000 for students studying through the medium of Welsh.
Bursaries for STEMM students
Bursaries for students aged 60 and above
Bursaries for students aged 60 and above have been confirmed for 2021/22 academic year.
Each bursary is worth £4,000. This bursary is available to Welsh domiciled students aged 60 or over, who are studying a full taught master's degree programme at Cardiff University.
If you are eligible for one of these bursaries then this will be automatically awarded to you in the form of a tuition fee discount. We may contact you to ask that you provide some evidence to confirm your eligibility.
Bursaries for students studying through the medium of Welsh
A bursary is also be available from the Welsh Government for all Welsh students wishing to complete their master’s degree through the medium of Welsh. The bursary is available for full-time study on the Welsh and Celtic Studies (MA) programme in 2021/22.
Each bursary is worth £1,000 and if you are eligible then this will be automatically awarded to you in the form of a tuition fee discount. We may contact you to ask that you provide some evidence to confirm your eligibility.
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