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Armed Forces Bursary

The Armed Forces Bursary gives student veterans the financial ability to purchase items relating to their education, to cover travel costs or to use as a bond should they wish to live in private accommodation.


Full-time students who have served in the armed forces.

Amount awarded

£1,000 during the first semester. These payments may be made in addition to the Cardiff University Bursary.

How to apply

If you have specified on your UCAS application that you are an Armed Forces veteran, we will invite you to apply for this bursary if you meet the terms and conditions. Alternatively, you may download and complete an application form from the student intranet after enrolment.

Find out more

For more details about this award, please contact the Bursaries and Scholarships team.

Bursaries and Scholarships