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Scholarships for studying in Welsh

These are the scholarships available to study through the medium of Welsh at Cardiff University.

Betty Campbell Scholarship

Scholarship applications for the academic year 2023/24 are now closed. The upcoming 2024/25 applications cycle will open in October 2024 and we will update this page with the application form and the revised application deadlines in due course.

Amount: up to £1,000 each year

This scholarship is for students studying at least 20 credits each year through the medium of Welsh. All students are welcome to apply and we particularly encourage applications from students with the following characteristics:

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals
  • low-income backgrounds
  • first in the family to speak and write Welsh fluently (non-Welsh speaking household)

Find out more about the Betty Campbell Scholarship.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol scholarships

You can apply for Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol scholarships when you join the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Visit the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol website to join, see the closing dates for each scholarship and learn how to apply.

The Main Scholarship

Applications for this year have now closed

Amount: £3,000 over three years

You are eligible if you study at least 66% of your course (80 credits) each year through the medium of Welsh.

The Incentive Scholarship

Applications for this year have now closed

Amount: £1,500 over 3 years (£500 each year)

You are eligible if you study at least 33% of your course (40 credits) each year through the medium of Welsh.

Medical Scholarship

The closing date has now passed for 2024 applications

Amount: £2,500 over 5 years (£500 each year)

You are eligible if you:

  • are considering applying for a Medicine course in Wales
  • study at least 33% of your course (40 credits) each year through the medium of Welsh

Cardiff University's Studying in Welsh Scholarship

Applications for this year have now closed

Amount: up to £500 each year

A scholarship is available from the university if you choose to study through the medium of Welsh.

For every 20 credits you study in Welsh each year, you will receive £250, and for every 40 credits you study in Welsh each year, you will receive £500. The most you could get is £500.

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the Studying in Welsh Scholarship application form (available in Welsh only) and email it to the university's Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Branch Officer, Elliw Iwan.

Note: If you are already receiving a Coleg Cymraeg Incentive Scholarship, Coleg Cymraeg Main Scholarship, or the Medicine/Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship, you are not eligible to apply for the university's Study in Welsh Scholarship.

More about studying in Welsh

Welsh students

Studying in Welsh

Choosing to study in Welsh will broaden your career and study options while also introducing you to a new world at the university and beyond

Welsh students

Courses available in Welsh

We have up to 80 courses in 12 subject areas which are available in part or entirely in Welsh

Llysgenhadon

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

Cardiff’s branch of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol works with the university to provide Welsh language training and studying opportunities for students and staff.