The University of West London will provide up to a maximum of 550 bursaries for full time undergraduate students who start their course in September 2018 or January 2019.
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To enter a degree course, applicants must satisfy or expect to meet general requirements for entry. Applicants must have an honours degree from an approved institution of higher education outside the UK and Republic of Ireland. Undergraduate students normally need to meet English language requirement of an overall IELTS 6.0, with a minimum score of 5.5 in all elements. For postgraduate entry, international students normally need to meet English language requirement at IELTS 6.5 overall and no less than IELTS 5.5 in each element.
- Application Deadline:
- Students who start in September 2018 – applications close 30 September 2018
- Students who start January 2019 – applications close on 3 February 2019.
- Course Level: Bursaries are available to pursue an undergraduate degree programme.
- Study Subject: Bursaries are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
- Award: The bursary consists of a £1,500 award payable over three academic years, towards the cost of study, including the cost of learning materials, catering outlets, Paragon Student Lets accommodation and transport costs.
- Number of Awards: A maximum of 550 bursaries for full time undergraduate students.
- Nationality: Home/EU students
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: Home/EU students are eligible to apply for these bursaries.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must fulfil all criteria below:
- be from a household with an income of less than £25,000 per annum;
- be Home or EU fees paying students;
- have applied for means tested student support from Student Finance England and have given consent to share information in order that the declared household income can be verified (applicable to ‘Home’ fees paying student only). EU fee paying student will need to provide proof of their Household income;
- have accepted an offer of a place on a full time undergraduate course at the University of West London;
- be starting their undergraduate course in September 2018 or January 2019.
Payment is subject to:
- Full academic engagement is required throughout the academic year.
- Submission to all module assessments
If the number of applications is greater than the number of bursaries available then priority will be given to:
- care leavers
- disabled students
- early applicants
The following students are not eligible:
- Students on a foundation year (please refer to the Path to Success Scholarship)
- International students
- Students undertaking a postgraduate qualification
- Students studying part-time (please refer to the Part-time Scholarship)
- Any other students whose fees are paid or part-paid through a sponsorship arrangement (eg NHS sponsored, franchise or collaborative students).
Successful applicants will not have to re-apply in order to receive the award for all years of eligibility. However, to be entitled for subsequent years, successful progression to the next level of study is required in each academic year.
- English Language Requirements: Undergraduate students normally need to meet English language requirement of an overall IELTS 6.0, with a minimum score of 5.5 in all elements. For postgraduate entry, international students normally need to meet English language requirement at IELTS 6.5 overall and no less than IELTS 5.5 in each element.
How to Apply: Applicants should provide the following documents with their application form:
- Confirmation of Offer from the University of West London (only if applying prior to enrolment);
- Applicants in receipt of a maintenance loan from SFE who have not given consent to share information with the University will have to submit evidence of total household income – a P60 for the financial year ending April 2016, three months of payslips or proof of benefit entitlement.
- EU students not in receipt of a maintenance loan and unable to provide the evidence above must submit a certified translation and originals of documents evidencing their household income in their home country (i.e. the end of financial year tax return, a formal letter of employment with salary breakdown or social security support letter).