Scholarships & Bursaries

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Apply to Aberystwyth now for the possibility of over £18,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries

Why should I apply for a scholarship?

There are many reasons to apply to Aberystwyth – in addition to teaching and research of the highest quality we offer an exceptional student experience in a stunning location. Aberystwyth also places emphasis on supporting our students, including financially. Our generous scholarships and bursaries schemes mean that our students could hold over £18,000 in financial awards and, the good news is they don’t need to be repaid!

Entrance Scholarship

If you’re applying to Aberystwyth, take a look at our Entrance Scholarships. You could be awarded up to £1,000 a year and receive an unconditional offer. This will involve sitting two exams at your school/college*.

More information about Entrance Scholarships.

*note that Veterinary Science, Veterinary Nursing and Nursing applicants are not eligible to sit the exams.

What other scholarships are available?

We have a range of awards and our students are able to hold as many as they’re eligible for. Take a look at our Financial Support and Awards brochure for further information or follow the below links.


Please note that applicants to the BVSc Veterinary Science course are eligible for scholarships and bursaries awarded by the Royal Veterinary College, rather than Aberystwyth University awards.  However, please see the link below for a range of awards created specifically for Veterinary Science applicants to access during their time studying at Aberystwyth.


We are a Bilingual Institution that complies with the Welsh Language Standards and is committed to Equal Opportunities. You are welcome to apply for scholarships/grants/financial support in Welsh or English and any application submitted will be treated equally.