USW Academic Achievement Scholarship 2018/19*

The Academic Achievement Scholarship is available to EU (non UK) citizens.


The University of South Wales is pleased to offer the Academic Achievement Scholarship. This scholarship provides financial support to outstanding students from the EU who achieve the EU equivalent qualifications of at least ABB at A level (please see Appendix A for EU equivalences).

The scholarship is worth £2000 in your first year only.

To be eligible, you will need to:

Be an EU (non UK) student liable for the EU rate of tuition fees and eligible for EU student support from the UK government
  • Apply for a full time eligible bachelor honours degree** at a University of South Wales campus by 25 May 2018

  • Apply for the Academic Achievement Scholarship by 29 June 2018

  • Accept our offer of a place on an eligible course on a firm basis by 13 July 2018

    Meet or exceed the grades outlined in Appendix A , in one sitting from final high school qualifications completed during or after summer 2016

  • Be enrolled on a full time eligible course at University of South Wales at the time of payment


    How do you apply?


    Once you have applied for and been offered a place on a full time eligible course, you will be sent an email containing a link to an online application form. This application process will open from the 1st of February 2018 onwards.  The email will be sent to the email address listed on your course application to the University. The application form for the scholarship MUST be completed by the prospective student and not the agent.

    How is the scholarship paid?

    Payment will be made directly to the eligible student’s bank account by BACS when the award is confirmed in February 2019.

    Please note: Payments will only be made to UK bank accounts.

    Further information can be found on our FAQs.

    Please contact the Student Money Advice Team if you have any questions regarding the scholarship.

    *University of South Wales scholarships are offered on the basis that they are potentially subject to change in the event of changes to the fee and student support regime applicable in Wales. The University also reserves the right to limit the number of scholarships available and allocate them on a first come first served basis.

    **Please note, our Academic Achievement Scholarship is not applicable to every course. Please see our frequently asked question for further details.