Veterinary Science (BVSc) Bursaries (2026 Entry)

RVC means-tested Bursary

These are administered by the Royal Veterinary College. Please refer to Royal Veterinary College means-tested Bursary.

Vet Start Bursaries - £500

If you attended secondary school or college in Wales, you can request your Head of Sixth Form to nominate you for a Vet Start Bursary worth £500 during your first year of study.  We have 4 of these bursaries available, with 2 being reserved for first language Welsh speakers.

In order to be considered, your school/college must submit a nomination outlining your suitability for an award by 31 July 2025.  Submissions must be made on our online application form which will open during the autumn.

Welsh Medium Study Bursaries - £400 a year

Students who register on modules including at least 5 credits through the medium of Welsh, and who submit designated assignments in Welsh, will receive £400 for each year they do so.

There is no need to apply for this bursary - it will be awarded automatically to eligible students.

Bilingual EMS Bursary - £500 over 2 years

This bursary is available to students who undertake at least 6 weeks of their 12-week Animal Husbandry Extra-Mural Studies (AHEMS) experience in a Welsh or bilingual Welsh/English environment.

Placement hosts will certify the Welsh-medium aspects and students will be able to submit a claim for payment once the six weeks are certified and completed.

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Achievement Bursaries - £500

There will be 4 bursaries for students who can demonstrate they are not only able to achieve academically, but who also excelled at leadership and/or service before they attended university.

Eligible students will be contacted directly during their first year. 

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Vision Bursaries - £500

4 bursaries available for students who complete an assignment at the start of their second year addressing a key issue facing the veterinary profession in Wales. Further details will be sent directly to eligible students 

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Students are encouraged to apply for as many bursaries as they wish but the university reserves the right to prioritise applications from students who have not already received one of the Vet School awards.

Students enrolled on the Veterinary Science course also have access to the full range of services offered by our Student Support & Careers Services, including the Hardship Fund.