Scholarships and Bursaries
Here at Wrexham Glyndŵr University, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries available depending on your chosen study type and personal scenario.
University Scholarships and Bursaries 2023/24
UK (and Ireland for Accommodation)
*UG = Undergraduate, PG = Postgraduate
|Name||Full time/part time||UG / PG*||Amount||Other||Details||Application Process|
|Care Leaver Award||Full-time / part-time||UG||£1000 - FT / £500 - PT||Paid in 2 parts to the student satisfying care leaver criteria, and limited in number to 10 awards.||Applicants must indicate they are a care leaver on their UCAS/Direct application form to be considered for this award. Award will then be applied following enrolment|
|Care leavers/estranged where the local authority DOES NOT subsidise accommodation||Full-time||UG||50% reduction in rent||A maximum of 5 on a "first come, first served" basis.||Applicants must indicate they are a care leaver on their UCAS/Direct application form to be considered for this award. Award will then be applied following enrolment|
|NI, RoI and Isle of Man Accommodation Award||Full-time||UG||£500||25% reduction in rent||Maximum of 50, and applies to WGU accommodation only, see Ireland Accommodation Offer T&Cs.||Applicants must have a home address in NI, ROI or IoM to be eligible for this award. Award will then be applied on accommodation billing|
|First Generation Opportunity Scholarship||Full-time||UG||£1,000||25% reduction in rent||A £1000 cash award, and 25% off Wrexham Glyndwr University accommodation for those who are the first in their family to go to University. This award and discount is for the first year of study only. There are a maximum of 10 scholarships available. Awards will be made based on expressions of interest sent to firstname.lastname@example.org after an applicant firmly accepts WGU’s offer to study. Applies to first year only. First Generation Scholarship regs 2023||
Applicants must indicate on their application (UCAS or Direct) if they are the first in their family to attend University. This is done via the answer to the question 'Do you or any of your parents, step-parents or guardians have any Higher Education qualifications, such as a Degree, Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education?'.
Applicants who answer 'no' to this question should then submit the expression of interest form via this link.
|Welsh Domiciled Part Time scholarship||Part-time||UG||£1,875||Top up for welsh domiciled students who apply for £2,625 SLC loan and the £1,875 gap to tuition fee credited by WGU. To be awarded to any student domiciled in Wales (as decided by SFW).||No application necessary - will be applied when SFW funding received by the University|
|Post Graduate Scholarship for Glyndwr Graduates||Full-time / Part-time||PG||20% reduction for 1st, 2.1 and 2.2 and for WGU online programmes a 10% reduction||With exclusions for certain course types, see our Postgraduate Funding page for more information on the WGU Postgraduate Alumni Scholarship.||Applicants must apply and accept their offer to study with us before the published deadline. No application necessary - eligible applicants will have discount applied on enrolment|
|Refugees and Asylum Seekers||Full-time||UG||25% off WGU accommodation||A maximum of 5 on a "first come, first served" basis. Applies to first year only.||Applicants must hold Refugee/Asylum Seeker status in the UK, be eligible to study and hold a firmly accepted offer with us. Discount is applied on accommodation billing|
|Young Carers||Full-time||UG||£1,000||Applies to first year only.|
|Career change or career loss scholarships||Full-time / Part-time||UG||£1,000||A £1000 cash award, for those who have lost their job or become unemployed in the last 12 months. This award is for the first year of study only. There is a maximum of 10 awards available. Awards will be made based on expressions of interest sent to email@example.com after an applicant firmly accepts WGU’s offer to study. Applies to first year only.Career Change Bursary regs||Applicants must have firmly accepted their application to study with us. Following this, they should email firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating that they are applying for the career change/career loss scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis, based on the date of this expression of interest|
|Family support bursary||Full-time / Part-time||UG||£1,000||A bursary of £1,000 per year to help with childcare costs. Students with pre-school aged children are eligible. Up to 10 bursaries available. Applies to first year only. Family Support Bursary regs 2023||Applicants must have firmly accepted their application to study with us. Following this, they should email email@example.com, indicating that they are applying for the Family Support Bursary. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis, based on the date of this expression of interest|
|Estrangement Award||Full-time / Part-time||UG||£1,000 - FT / £500 - PT||Paid in two parts to students satisfying estrangement criteria. How to identify yourself as an estranged student - click here|
|Accommodation - Refer a Friend Scheme||Full-time/Part-time||UG/PG||£100 off WSV accommodation for each student||£100 off Wrexham Glyndwr University accommodation in the Wrexham Student Villiage for both the referrer and the referred student. New student being referred cannot have resided in WSV at any point during the previous academic year||Email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Accommodation - 5% off for full payment up front||Full-time/Part-time||UG/PG||5% discount off total price||Automatic discount for those who select to pay 40wk / 51wk contract in full when completing payment on the online booking portal. Payment must be made in full on application, discount will automatically be made through the booking system||Email email@example.com|