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Scholarship Information

The Ulster University Student Fund Scholarships and Awards

Applications to the Ulster University Student Fund for the academic year 2018/19 are now closed. The Student Fund usually invites applications once a year through email communications generally circulated in October of each academic year to all students and staff.

In October 2019 applications will be invited for the following categories:

  • Gateway Scholarship (Full Time Undergraduate) - £1,000 for up to three years, excluding work placement year.
  • Gateway Scholarship (Part Time Adult Learner) - £1,000 for one academic year.
  • Broadening Horizons Travel Bursary - awards are for travel only, in support of academic studies, and will not normally exceed a maximum of £500.
  • Sports Scholarship - £1,000 for one academic year.
  • Academic Excellence Awards - £500 awarded to the student in each of the four Faculties who has scored the highest average mark in the first year of their programme of study.

A comprehensive range of financial scholarships, awards and prizes are also available to undergraduate, postgraduate and research students outwith the above Ulster University Student Fund. For further information, please visit

Please note we also provide a platform for students to crowdfund their own projects, Ulster Uni Crowdfunding. This is free for students to use and they could also see their project be match funded from the Student Fund. For further details, please email