The University will be awarding scholarships for 2018 starters, on the basis of academic excellence at entry, to all new students who attain ABB or above at A-level – or the equivalent.
Equivalent attainment includes a BTEC National with grades of Distinction, Distinction, Merit or above and includes an equivalent pass in the Access to HE Diploma.
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What the scholarship includes
The Distinction Scholarship Scheme will take the form of a £1000 cash payment: £500 in the first year, and £500 in the second year subject to normal progression.
To qualify you must also:
How do I get the scholarship?
We will notify you – subject to confirmation that you have attained the required entry standards we will confirm your scholarship entitlement. If you are in receipt of the Distinction Scholarship then you are not eligible for any other scholarship scheme at the University in the same period.
What if I don’t hear from you, but think that I am eligible?
If you have not heard from us and / or your e:Vision account does not state that you will receive the Scholarship by 31 October 2018, do not worry: very occasionally, an eligible student may not receive automatic notification. If you have any concerns, or want to check eligibility, please contact us via the e:Vision Helpdesk or email firstname.lastname@example.org clealry putting your 7 digit student number in the subject line.
How and when the scholarship will be paid?
Students meeting the eligibility criteria for the scheme and successfully enrolling for the 2018/19 academic year will receive payment of the award in two instalments of £500 each in December 2018 and December 2019.
Terms and conditions
This scheme is available only to students who:
The following groups of students are not eligible: