Welsh Government Bursaries

Who is eligible for the postgraduate bursary?

To be eligible for the postgraduate bursary you need to meet all of the following:

  •  Be a Welsh domiciled or EU (non-UK) student
  • Enrol on an eligible full or part-time taught postgraduate Masters STEMM (Science, Technology, Education, Mathematics and Medicine) course at the University of South Wales, starting in September 2019 or February 2020.
  • Meet the eligibility criteria for funding for Postgraduate Master’s Finance from Student Finance Wales* (*Students over the age of 60 will be eligible to receive this postgraduate  bursary)
  • Remain enrolled for the duration of the course.  

 

What courses are eligible for the postgraduate bursary?

HEFCW (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales) have determined that the postgraduate bursary applies to full or part-time STEMM subject Master’s courses only.  The University has used HEFCW’s academic subject categories (ASCs 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6) to determine course eligibility: 1 Medicine and Dentistry; 2 subjects and professions allied to medicine; 3 Science; 4 Engineering and Technology; and 6 Mathematical Sciences, IT and Computing.

A full list of eligible course can be found here

How much is the postgraduate bursary?

The postgraduate bursary is £2,000 for a full Master’s course.

Further information including the full bursary criteria can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions 

Who is eligible for the Bursary?

To be eligible for the Bursary you need to meet ALL of the following criteria:

·         Be a Welsh domiciled or EU (non UK) student

·         Enrol on an eligible full or part-time postgraduate taught Welsh-medium Masters course at the University of South Wales, starting in September 2019 or February 2020

OR

Enrol on any eligible full or part-time postgraduate taught Masters course at the University of South Wales, starting in September 2019 or February 2020, and complete 40 credits through the medium of Welsh

·         Meet the Student Finance Wales* eligibility criteria for funding for Postgraduate Masters Finance (*Students over the age of 60 will be eligible to receive this postgraduate  bursary)

·         Remain enrolled for the duration of the course. 

What courses are eligible for the Bursary?

All postgraduate taught Master courses are eligible for this Bursary – however you must complete a minimum of 40 credits in Welsh. You can study Welsh-medium module(s) or submit your Masters level dissertation in Welsh to be eligible for this Bursary. The University also offers the following courses, which are delivered through the medium of Welsh:

·         MSc Public Relations (80 credits available in Welsh)

·         MSc Management (80 credits available in Welsh)

·         MSc Marketing (80 credits available in Welsh)

·         MBA (Master of Business Administration) (80 credits available in Welsh)

·         MSc Construction and Project Management (60 credits available in Welsh)

How much is the Bursary?

The Bursary is £1,000.

How is the Bursary paid?

The Bursary will be paid by paid directly to your bank account when you receive your formal results and it has been confirmed you have completed the 40 credits through the medium of Welsh.

The Student Money Advice Team will contact eligible students via their University email account to request bank details once the University has published your formal results.

How do I apply for the Bursary?

There is no application process for this Bursary. The Student Money Advice Team will contact eligible students direct, via their University email account. 

Further information including the full bursary criteria can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions 

Who is eligible for the Bursary?

To be eligible for the Bursary you need to meet ALL of the following criteria:

·         Be a Welsh domiciled or EU (non UK) student

·         Aged 60 or above on the first day of the Academic Year of the course. The Academic Year is defined below:

  •  1 September 2019 where the Academic Year begins on or after 1 August 2019 and before January 2020
  • 1 January 2020 where the Academic Year begins on or after 1 January 2020 and before 1 April  2020

·         Enrol on an eligible full or part-time postgraduate taught Masters course at the University of South Wales, starting in September 2019 or February 2020

·         Meet the Student Finance Wales* eligibility criteria for funding for Postgraduate Masters Finance (*Students over the age of 60 will be eligible to receive this postgraduate bursary)

·         Remain enrolled for the duration of the course

 

What courses are eligible for the Bursary?

This Bursary applies for eligible full or part-time postgraduate taught Masters courses. If you have enrolled on to a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma course, you will not be eligible for the Bursary.

 

How much is the HEFCW 60+ Masters Bursary?

The Bursary is £4,000.

Further information including the full bursary criteria can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions