Welsh Scholarships

There are many opportunities for you to use your Welsh at the University - socially or as part of your course. Take advantage of these opportunities to broaden your horizons and develop bilingual skills that will improve your career potential.

Academic opportunities are provided in a variety of subjects from Performing to Policing.

The University offers scholarships to students who study part of their course through the medium of Welsh. The University is also part of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol scholarship scheme.

USW SCHOLARSHIP £250 (November 2024)

The University of South Wales offers scholarships worth £250 to first year students who wish to study at least 5 credits through the medium of Welsh.

To apply for this Scholarship, please read the Terms and Conditions before completing this application form. All applications must be submitted by 1 November 2024. If you have a question about the Scholarship, you can contact us by sending an email to [email protected]

USW SCHOLARSHIP £1,000 (March 2024)

The University of South Wales is offering scholarships worth £1,000 to first year students who wish to study at least 40 credits through the medium of Welsh.

To apply for this Scholarship, you need to complete an application form and return it by 1 March 2024. Remember to read the Terms and Conditions and FAQs before you apply.

If you have a question about the Scholarship, you can contact us by sending an email to [email protected].

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Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

Main Scholarship

The value of the Coleg Cymraeg Main Scholarship is £1,000 per year (£3,000 over three years), which is available to students who intend to study at least 80 credits per year of the following degree course through the medium of Welsh:

Incentive Scholarship

The value of the Coleg Cymraeg Incentive Scholarship is £500 per year (£1,500 over three years).

In the academic year 2023-24, the scholarship is available to all students who intend to study 40 credits per year from degree courses through the medium of Welsh.

The application window for the College Incentive Scholarship is now closed.