Psychology Scholarships for International Students
We offer two types of scholarships to international students (EU not included). First, we offer entrance bursaries to international students who achieve excellence in their A-levels or local equivalent (AAB or equivalent). Second, we offer merit-based scholarships to students who achieve outstanding performance while they are at Cardiff. Terms and conditions apply.
Who is eligible for the award of an Entrance Bursary?
A £1,000 Entrance Bursary will be awarded to all students (EU not included) who enrol in the first year of the Psychology or Psychology with Professional Placement programme as full fee-paying students of international fee status, having achieved AAB at A-level or the local equivalent.
Who is eligible for a Merit Scholarship?
The Merit Scholarships are available to first and second year undergraduate students who are enrolled on the Psychology or Psychology with Professional Placement programme as full fee-paying students of international fee status.
How much are the Merit Scholarships worth?
The scholarships are worth £2,000 or £3,000 and can be earned in successive years.
What are the criteria for award of the Merit Scholarships?
The £2,000 scholarship will be awarded to students who achieve an average of 60-69% in their assessments at the end of either their first or second year of their degree.
The £3,000 scholarship will be awarded to those who achieve an average of 70% or more.
How do I apply for a bursary or scholarship?
Students do not need formally to apply for these awards. All eligible students will automatically be considered.
When will I know if I have been successful?
Students who are eligible for a bursary or scholarship will receive a letter following publication of their results in the assessments at the end of the academic year.
If I am successful, when will I receive my award?
The award of a bursary or scholarship will result in the appropriate reduction in fees for the following academic year of study.