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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.


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.

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