2022-23 University of Bath Gold Scholarship (England Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 5th of September, 2022.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Gold Scholarship provides fifty (50) UK students with a generous bursary for each year of study (not including paid placement periods) to help towards course-related costs, and includes a range of activities to help you make the most of your Bath experience and develop your career aspirations, including:
50 hours of volunteering, fundraising or outreach a year
optional mentoring
personal development, networking and skills training sessions*
support with placements and internships
pastoral support networks

*Scholars are required to take part in a number of sessions across the academic year, some of which will take place on evenings and at weekends.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible, you must:
be an eligible new first year Home UK* undergraduate student starting studies in 2022 
be registered on a full-time campus based undergraduate or foundation degree course and
have a student loans household income assessment of £25,000 or below

You must also meet one or more of the following criteria:
Your home address is in an area where there is a low participation of young people progressing into higher education
Your home address is considered to be in an area of general disadvantage according to Indices of Multiple Deprivation
•  You or your family receive a state means-tested benefit
You have an Access to HE Diploma
You are a care leaver
You are irreconcilably estranged from your parents or guardians
You are a Young Carer
•  You are a refugee or asylum seeker

*Eligible UK students are those assessed as eligible for tuition fee and maintenance loans, as determined by Student Finance England, or other relevant UK student loans awarding agency, and have a UK Home fees status as determined by the University.

Value of Scholarship: 
Each recipient will be awarded a £5,000 bursary for each year of study. Bursaries are usually paid in three equal instalments in December, February and April.

For the 2022/23 academic year your Gold Scholarship payment dates are:
i. 22 September 2022 for the the early payment of the Gold Scholarship (Year 1 only)
then the balance across three equal payments on
   - 7 December 2022
   - 15 February 2023
   - 27 April 2023

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply,
ii. You must be admitted into Bath for consideration
ii. New undergraduates will be invited by email, to apply for the Gold Scholarship in May 2022 onwards through the University of Bath Application Tracker. You will be required to provide a 500-word supporting statement.
iii. Make sure you have given permission for your/your family's household income assessment to be shared with the University by your student loans awarding agency. This is needed so we can assess your eligibility for our funding awards.

Bath will notify you by email if they have determined that you are eligible for this award upon confirmation of your examination results.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Bath Gold Scholarship Page.