Bangor Merit and Entrance Scholarships

In an extension of Bangor’s Entrance Scholarships scheme, a number of Merit Scholarships are now available. There will be approximately 40 Merit Scholarships of up to £3,000 available to those who excel in the University's annual Entrance Scholarships examinations.
 
To be considered for the 2018 Merit Scholarships and other Entrance Scholarships, you have to

  • complete an Entrance Scholarships application form (closing date 15th January 2018)
  • sit an exam in the subject of your choice (with the exams being held at your school/college: Thursday 25 January 2018)

Entrance Scholarships examinations are currently offered in the following subjects

  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Design and Technology
  • Economics
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Electronics
  • French
  • German
  • Geography
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Theatre Studies
  • Welsh (First or Second Language)

The successful candidates will receive the Merit Scholarship in the first year of the course.

Applications and More Information

Download past papers

For more information about Entrance Scholarships please contact Amanda Smith on a.smith@bangor.ac.uk

List of Entrance Scholarships available

Scholarships of Trust Funds

Dr William Jones Williams Scholarships (£1,500)

A native of Tremadog in North Wales, Dr William Jones Williams (1841 - 1920) enjoyed a successful career as a doctor in North Yorkshire. He is remembered as one of the University's most generous contributors, and two scholarships bear his name. One of these scholarships is open to all candidates and the other is restricted to candidates who are natives of Wales and who have been educated at secondary schools in Wales.

Dr E.T. Davies Scholarship (£1,500)

Established in 1962 under the will of Dr E.T. Davies of Liverpool, and open to candidates who are natives of Wales and have been educated at secondary schools in Wales.

John Hughes Scholarship (£1,500)

Established in 1906 under the will of Alderman John Hughes J.P. of Liverpool, and open to candidates born in or resident in the counties of Anglesey, Conwy and Gwynedd.

Richard Hughes Scholarship (£1,500)

Established in 1904 under the will of Richard Hughes of Llanfwrog, Anglesey, and open to candidates born in or resident in the counties of Anglesey, Conwy and Gwynedd.

Thomas Hughes Scholarship (£1,500)

Established in 1973 under the will of Thomas Hughes of Valley, Anglesey, and open to candidates born in or resident in the counties of Anglesey, Conwy and Gwynedd.

William Pritchard Scholarship (£1,500)

Offered in memory of the late William Pritchard, and open to candidates born in or resident in the counties of Anglesey, Conwy and Gwynedd.

Lady Gladstone Scholarship (£1,500)

Offered in memory of Lady Gladstone of Hawarden, a member of the University Council who died in 1941. Open to candidates born in or resident in the counties of Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham Maelor.

Piercy Scholarship (£1,500)

Established in 1908 under the will of Benjamin Piercy of Wrexham, and open to candidates born in or resident in Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, and Wrexham Maelor.

Anna Boyd Scholarship (£300)

Etablished in 1938 under the will of Miss Anna Frances Elizabeth Boyd of Cheltenham, and open to candidates who are former pupils of Ysgol Eifnionydd, Porthmadog, preference being given to those from Cricieth.

Scholarships of Local Councils

Scholarship

Amount

Eligibility

Bay of Colwyn
£1,500
Candidates from Colwyn Bay, Rhos-on-sea and Old-Colwyn
Denbighshire £1,500 Candidates from within the County of Denbighshire
Gwynedd 2x £1,500 Candidates resident within the county of Gwynedd

Scholarships of other bodies / University Academic Schools

Scholarship

Amount

Eligibility

School of Law Scholarship £3000 Candidates wishing to study any undergraduate degree course within the School of Law.
Normal Fund Scholarship £500 Applicants wishing to study any undergraduate degree course within the School of Education.
School of Electronic Engineering Scholarships £1500 The School of Electronic Engineering is offering three scholarships to those wishing to study any undergraduate degree course within the School of Electronic Engineering. The Scholarships are worth £1500 and will be paid in the first year of the course.
School of Computer Science Scholarships £1500 The School of Computer Science is offering five scholarships to those wishing to study any undergraduate degree course within the School of Computer Science. The Scholarships are worth £1500 and will be paid in the first year of the course.
Old Student's Association Scholarhsip £1000 The Old Student's Association is offering one scholarship open to all UK candidates. The scholarship is worth £1000 and will be paid in the first year of the course.
Bangor TOP Scholarships £1500 Around 5 Bangor TOP Scholarships of up to £1500 are available, with these scholarships being open to all pupils from schools participating in the Bangor Talent Opportunities Programme. Successful candidates will receive the Scholarship in the first year of the course.

For more information about Entrance Scholarships please contact Amanda Smith on a.smith@bangor.ac.uk.