Academic Excellence Scholarships

Academic Excellence Scholarships

£2,000 in your first year.

Academic Excellence Scholarships reward academic excellence prior to beginning at the university.

Please note that from 2021 entry these Scholarships will only be available to UK domiciled applicants.

How can I apply?

You don’t need to apply, if you have placed Aberystwyth as your Firm choice of university through UCAS and you achieve the following results then you will automatically receive the award:

  • Grades AAA at A-level*;
  • DDD in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma;
  • 34 points in the International Baccalaureate;
  • A range of dditional qualifications are also considered (as long as they appear on the UCAS Tariff Table).

*Grade A in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma, to include the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate, may be accepted in lieu of one of the A-level grades.

How will I be paid?

You will receive two equal payments directly into your bank account during your first year – the first at the start of December and the second at the start of March.


Please see the Scholarship Brochure for further details.