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Cardiff University Scholarship - 2020 entry

We offer Cardiff University Scholarships worth £3,000 to eligible students.

The scholarships are cash payments and are not means tested. They will be awarded to UK undergraduate students undertaking an eligible degree subject who start their studies in September 2020.

Eligibility

In order to obtain a scholarship you need to:

  • be a UK student coming to Cardiff University in September 2020 and undertaking one of the degree programmes designated for a scholarship
  • achieve minimum grades AAA at A level (or an equivalent qualification)
  • satisfy all aspects of your offer
  • accept the offer of a place at Cardiff on a firm basis by 31 July 2020 (for 2020 entry).
  • meet all the terms of our terms and conditions.

Eligible degree subjects

The following courses are eligible for a Cardiff University scholarship. Please select a School to see the list of eligible courses.

2020 courses are now closed. For 2021 entry, visit our Cardiff University Scholarship - 2021 entry page.

  • BSc Neuroscience
  • BSc Neuroscience with Professional Training Year
  • MNeuro Neuroscience
  • MNeuro Neuroscience with Professional Training Year
  • BSc Chemistry
  • BSc Chemistry with Industrial Experience
  • MChem Chemistry
  • MChem Chemistry with Year Abroad
  • MChem Chemistry with Year in Industry
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computer Science with Year in Industry
  • BSc Computer Science with High Performance Computing
  • BSc Computer Science with High Performance Computing with Year in Industry
  • BSc Computer Science with Security and Forensics
  • BSc Computer Science with Security and Forensics with Year in Industry
  • BSc Computer Science with Visual Computing
  • BSc Computer Science with Visual Computing with Year in Industry
  • BSc Applied Software Engineering
  • BSc Environmental Geoscience
  • BSc Environmental Geoscience with Year in Industry
  • BSc Exploration and Resource Geology
  • BSc Exploration and Resource Geology Year in Industry
  • BSc Geology
  • BSc Environmental Geography
  • BSc Marine Geography
  • BSc Marine Geography Year in Industry
  • MESci Environmental Geoscience
  • MESci Environmental Geoscience (International)
  • MESci Exploration and Resource Geology
  • MESci Exploration and Resource Geology (International)
  • MESci Geology
  • MESci Geology (International)
  • MESci Marine Geography
  • MESci Marine Geography (International)
  • MESci Environmental Geography
  • MESci Environmental Geography (International)
  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Year in Industry
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (International)
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Year in Industry
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (International) with a Year in Industry
  • BEng Integrated Engineering
  • BEng Integrated Engineering with Year in Industry
  • MEng Integrated Engineering
  • MEng Integrated Engineering with Year in Industry
  • MEng Integrated Engineering with Year in Europe  (France)
  • MEng Integrated Engineering with Year in Europe (Germany)
  • MEng Integrated Engineering with Year in Europe (Spain)
  • MEng Integrated Engineering (International)
  • MEng Integrated Engineering (International) with Year in Industry
  • BEng Medical Engineering
  • BEng Medical Engineering with Year in Industry
  • MEng Medical Engineering
  • MEng Medical Engineering with Year in Industry
  • MEng Medical Engineering (International)
  • MEng Medical Engineering (International) with Year in Industry
  • BA Philosophy
  • BA Philosophy and Welsh
  • BA Philosophy and Music
  • BA Philosophy and Italian
  • BA Philosophy and French
  • BA Philosophy and Spanish
  • BA Philosophy and Archaeology
  • BSc Urban Planning and Development (3 years)
  • BSc Urban Planning and Development (4 years)
  • BSc Human Geography and Planning
  • BSc Human Geography and Planning with a Professional Placement Year (accredited)
  • BN Nursing (Adult) - March Intake - 2020 entry only
  • BN Nursing (Mental Health) - March Intake - 2020 entry only
  • BA Archaeology
  • BSc Archaeology
  • BSc Conservation of Objects in Museums and Archaeology
  • BA Archaeology and French
  • BA Archaeology and German
  • BA Archaeology and Italian
  • BA Archaeology and Philosophy
  • BA Archaeology and Religious Studies
  • BA Religious Studies and Theology
  • BA German and Religious Studies
  • BA Music and Religious Studies
  • BA Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • BA Religious Studies and Italian
  • BA Religious Studies and Spanish
  • BA Welsh and Religious Studies
  • BA Media, Journalism and Culture
  • BA Journalism, Media and Sociology
  • BA Journalism and Communications
  • BA Media and Communications
  • BA Journalism and Welsh
  • BA German
  • BA German and French
  • BA German and Italian
  • BA German and Spanish
  • BA German and Music
  • BA German and Archaeology
  • BA Italian
  • BA Italian and French
  • BA Italian and German
  • BA Italian and Spanish
  • BA Italian and Welsh
  • BA Italian and Music
  • BA Italian and Archaeology
  • BA Spanish
  • BA Spanish and French
  • BA Spanish and Italian
  • BA Spanish and German
  • BA Spanish and Welsh
  • BA French
  • BA French and Italian
  • BA French and Spanish
  • BA French and German
  • BA French and Welsh
  • BA French and Archaeology
  • BA Italian and Philosophy
  • BA Philosophy and French
  • BA Philosophy and Spanish
  • BA French and Portuguese
  • BA Italian and Portuguese
  • BA Japanese and Portuguese
  • BA Spanish and Portuguese
  • BA German and Portuguese
  • BA Music and French
  • BA Translation
  • BA Modern Languages and Translation
  • BA Japanese and French
  • BA Japanese and German
  • BA Japanese and Italian
  • BA Japanese and Spanish
  • BA Modern Chinese
  • BA Music
  • BA Music with Year Abroad
  • BMus Music
  • BMus Music with Year Abroad
  • BA Music and Philosophy
  • BA Music and Religious Studies
  • BA Music and French
  • BA Music and German
  • BA Music and Italian
  • BA Music and Welsh
  • BSc Astrophysics
  • BSc Physics
  • BSc Physics with a Professional Placement Year
  • BSc Physics with Astronomy
  • BSc Physics with Astronomy with a Professional Placement Year
  • BSc Physics with Medical Physics
  • BSc Theoretical and Computational Physics
  • MPhys Astrophysics
  • MPhys Physics
  • MPhys Physics with a Professional Placement Year
  • MPhys Physics with Astronomy
  • MPhys Physics with Astronomy with a Professional Placement Year
  • BSc Social Science
  • BSc Criminology
  • BA Education and Welsh
  • BSc Social Analytics
  • BSc Human and Social Sciences
  • BA Journalism, Media and Sociology
  • BA Welsh / BA yn y Gymraeg
  • BA Welsh and French
  • BA Welsh and Italian
  • BA Welsh and Spanish
  • BA Welsh and Philosophy
  • BA Music and Welsh
  • BA Education and Welsh
  • BA Welsh and the Professional Workplace

Amount awarded

The total amount awarded is £3,000. Successful students will receive £1,500 in their first year and, subject to continuing satisfactory academic performance, the remaining £1,500 will be paid in equal instalments in each of the remaining years of their course.

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will be automatically considered for an award if:

  • you have accepted your offer for a designated degree programme from Cardiff University on a firm basis by 31 July 2020 (for 2020 entry) and
  • we have received and confirmed your exam results by 31 August 2020 (for 2020 entry).

If you have been awarded a scholarship, you will be notified in writing by 31 October in the year that you start your course.

Find out more

For more details about this award, including guidance on acceptable equivalent qualifications, please contact the Bursaries and Scholarships team.

Bursaries and Scholarships