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We offer a number of scholarships for particular courses, and for students who achieve exceptional exam results.

Award Who may be eligible? Amount

School of Engineering scholarships

Students enrolled on an electrical and electronic engineering-related degree programme. The amount awarded varies. Find out more on the School of Engineering webpages.

School of Welsh scholarship (also known as the Creative Minds scholarship)

Undergraduate students electing to study Welsh with us. There are three scholarships available, each worth £1,000 each. Find out more on the School of Welsh webpages.
Scholarships for studying in WelshStudents who study part of their course through the medium of Welsh.Up to £3,000 over three years
The Aberfan Children's Scholarship

Students whose parents lived in Aberfan during the Aberfan 1966 disaster, or students who currently live in Merthyr Tydfil.

Up to £1,500 over three years


We recognise that financial and other personal circumstances can have an impact on your decision to apply to university. With this in mind, we offer a range of bursaries.

Find out more about bursaries

Student Finance Guide 2023

Advice on Cardiff University scholarships and bursaries.

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For more information, please contact:

Student Money Support