Scholarships, Studentships & Bursaries
Scholarships, Studentships and Bursaries are funded by both the University and our individual academic schools. In addition the International Education Centre also supports international students through a range of awards for international students. Full time students only.
For information on the new postgraduate bursary for students in Wales, view the External tab below.
Each successful international applicant will be automatically considered for a Scholarship of up to £4,000. Applicants are NOT required to complete a separate scholarship application form. Scholarship awards will be clearly stated on the offer / admission letter.
Bangor graduates who proceed directly on to a full-time Masters degree at Bangor University will automatically be entitled to a discount on the tuition fee. For Home/EU graduates this discount will be £500, while for International graduates the discount will be £1,000.
Further information for International applicants
International applicants may be eligible for further financial support from external sources. Please visit the British Council’s webpages for further information.
Visit the Bangor University pages for information about other postgraduate funding opportunities offered by the University.
As you would expect from a university that places great emphasis on student support, Bangor is keen to offer extra help to students. Here are the bursaries and scholarships available for postgraduate students.
As you would expect from a university that places great emphasis on student support, Bangor is keen to offer extra help to students. Bursaries and scholarships worth over £3.7M are available for new and returning students.
Visit our Student Finance page for University Scholarships, Studentships and Bursaries.
When researching how to fund your Postgraduate course, you'll find that there's a range of funding available. We've compiled a list of the funding options and where to find support.
Awards for International Students
Please visit our International Scholarships webpage for details about different scholarships schemes, eligibility criteria and how to apply.
Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships 2 (KESS 2)
Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS 2) provides opportunities for funded PhD and Research Masters study in collaboration with an active business or company partner. It is supported by European Social Funds (ESF) through the Welsh Government and involves all universities in Wales, led by Bangor University.
Scholarship vacancies can be found here.
New Bursaries for Postgraduates in Wales
A new bursary scheme is available for the 2019/20 academic year to support students from Wales to continue with their postgraduate studies in Wales.
The aim of the Postgraduate Taught Masters Incentivisation Bursary Scheme is to increase the number of Welsh graduates who remain in, or return to Wales, to study a postgraduate master’s degree in the following STEMM subjects:
A new postgraduate bursary is also be available for those wanting to study 40 credits or more of their Master’s degree through the medium of Welsh.
The additional bursary funding announced by the Welsh Government means that students from Wales could receive up to £17,000 towards their studies and living costs, if they choose to study an eligible postgraduate taught Master’s course at Bangor University this September.
The STEMM bursary award is worth £2,000, with a £1,000 Welsh-medium bursary available for those studying 40 credits or more through the medium of Welsh.
All students from Wales and the EU who are eligible for the new bursary will be contacted directly by the University in September, with the bursary to be applied as a fee waiver to reduce the cost of your tuition fee in most cases.
New Bursary for Postgraduates over the age of 60
The Welsh Government is funding a new bursary of £4,000 for postgraduate students aged 60+.
The bursary is available for the 2019/20 academic year to full-time Postgraduate Taught Masters students from Wales and the EU. All students who are eligible for the new bursary will be contacted directly by the University in September, with the bursary to be applied as a fee waiver to reduce the cost of your tuition fee in most cases.
Fitness Savvy Scholarships
Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust Postgraduate Bursaries
Activia Training UK Scholarship
Activia are pleased to offer a £1,000 scholarship for college and university students in the UK.
Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online is all about alternative sources of funding - especially charities - which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject or nationality.
The Alternative Guide Online contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, and numerous tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. To assist our students, Bangor University has purchased a licence to the Guide, and so it’s free for all Bangor students and staff to use! Login Now!
If you are a prospective student who has applied to Bangor University, please email to get an access PIN.
Masters scholarship on offer from FindAMasters.com. Available for all subject areas at any university currently listed on FindAMasters.com. Register now.
PhD scholarship on offer from FindAPhD.com. Available for all subjects at any university currently listed on FindAPhD.com. Register now.
Other Scholarships and Endowments
- PostgraduateStudentships.co.uk is a website that brings together all the different types of funding for intending postgraduates in one place, so you can view funding from general sources alongside university opportunities and funding.
Postgrad Solutions Bursary
Postgrad Solutions now offer 15 bursaries across a number of subject areas. Click here to apply.