USW Gwent Scholarship 2021/22*

We offer our Gwent Scholarship to students resident at a NP postcode at the time of applying for a course at USW and achieve at least 128 UCAS points ( equivalent to ABB) at A Levels or equivalent.


To be eligible, you will need to: 

  • Be a UK home student liable for the UK home rate of tuition fees and eligible for Student Finance from Student Finance Wales. 

  • Apply for a full time USW undergraduate degree, entering  year 1 based at a USW campus starting in September 2021 by 1st April 2021 

  • Make us your firm choice by 1st May 2021 

  • Be a resident at a NP postcode at time of applying for a course at USW 

  • Achieved at least 128 UCAS points (equivalent to grades ABB) at A Level or equivalent 

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

Students at Cardiff Campus


There is no separate application form. You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you fulfil the full criteria listed above.  


You will receive £1000 paid directly into your bank account by BACS when the award is confirmed in February 2022.  

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

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

*The University of South Wales scholarships and bursaries are offered on the basis that they are potentially subject to change. The University also reserves the right to limit the number of scholarships and bursaries available.