Scholarships & Bursaries for UK/EU Students

Please note that all scholarships and bursaries are now closed for applications to the 2016/17 academic year.

This page contains UCFB Undergraduate Scholarship & Bursary Programme information for 2016. These are for applicants holding a firmly accepted offer on a full Undergraduate degree programme at UCFB.

The application deadline for Scholarships & Bursaries for students starting in September 2016 has now passed. Applications can still be submitted but may not be successful. Please see below for individual Scholarships which may still be open.

UCFB Wembley Means Tested Bursary

Students classified as Home status with a residual household income of up to £50,000 may apply for a UCFB Wembley means tested bursary.  Each bursary will be valued up to £3,500 and a limited number will be available.

The Bursaries can be taken in one of the following formats:

  • Tuition fee reduction
  • Contribution towards Victoria Hall accommodation*
  • Travel card from home address to campus for 1 year.

Assessments will be made based upon your household income, expected accommodation/travel costs and the expected amount of tuition fee loan you would be eligible for.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

* Please note that the UCFB Wembley Means Tested Bursary can not be used towards any other accommodation.

UCFB Etihad Campus Means Tested Bursary

Students classified as Home status with a residual household income of up to £35,000 may apply for a UCFB Etihad Campus means tested bursary. Each bursary will be valued up to £2,000 and a limited number will be available.

The Bursaries can be taken in one of the following formats:

  • Tuition fee reduction
  • Contribution towards Liberty Point accommodation*
  • Travel card from home address to campus for 1 year

If successful, students must confirm their chosen package of support before the start of term.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

* Please note that the UCFB Etihad Campus Means Tested Bursary can not be used towards any other accommodation.

Dr Brian Barwick Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an individual who can demonstrate that they have strived through adversity to achieve a goal, and that studying at UCFB will assist them in reaching it.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Philip Wilson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a mature student (over 21 years of age) who has taken a break from education, and has now decided to return. The student must demonstrate that a UCFB degree will further their capabilities or forge a new career.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Alastair Campbell Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an aspiring writer, broadcaster or journalist who can demonstrate that their choice of UCFB degree will benefit them in their career ambitions.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Neil Doncaster Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a Scottish applicant with strong experience of playing or supporting football in Scotland. E.g. playing for local, semi-pro or professional teams or having work experience for local clubs.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Martin Prothero Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an applicant applying for BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing who can demonstrate a strong commitment to furthering a professional career in sports marketing.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

She Kicks Scholarship

This scholarship is open to two outstanding female applicants, based on their academic profile and extra-curricular activities.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Women’s Super League Scholarship

This scholarship is open to:

  • An existing Women’s Super League player
  • A Woman’s Super League player who has retired, or plans to do so in the next 3 years.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

British Olympic Association Scholarship

This scholarship is open to:

  • Athletes who are aged 18-21 & currently competing as part of Team GB
  • Athletes who are retired or retiring in the next 3 years.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees plus support for travel expenses to Olympic related activities (competitors only, at the discretion of UCFB).

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

Club Wembley Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any son or daughter of a Club Wembley member, or a member themselves that has a successful application to study at UCFB Wembley.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Burnley Council Scholarship

This scholarship is open to three students from Burnley to study a university degree in the football, sport and events industries.

  • The degree programmes will run at UCFB’s new Etihad Campus located at the world-class Etihad Stadium in Manchester
  • Each scholarship is subject to the student meeting all their attendance and academic requirements.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Elite Athlete Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any applicant who has competed at senior national level in any sport.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

Scholarships & Bursaries for International Students

Please note that all scholarships and bursaries are now closed for applications to the 2016/17 academic year.

This page contains UCFB Undergraduate Scholarship & Bursary Programme information for 2016. These are for applicants holding a firmly accepted offer on a full Undergraduate degree programme at UCFB.

International High Achiever Scholarship

This scholarship is open to academically gifted International students with a strong extracurricular profile.

Value: £4,000 reduction in fees.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

International Special Award Scholarship

This scholarship is open to International students who have demonstrated special talents through academic or extracurricular success.

Value: £2,000 reduction in fees.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

Dr Brian Barwick Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an individual who can demonstrate that they have strived through adversity to achieve a goal, and that studying at UCFB will assist them in reaching it.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Philip Wilson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a mature student (over 21 years of age) who has taken a break from education, and has now decided to return. The student must demonstrate that a UCFB degree will further their capabilities or forge a new career.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Alastair Campbell Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an aspiring writer, broadcaster or journalist who can demonstrate that their choice of UCFB degree will benefit them in their career ambitions.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Neil Doncaster Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a Scottish applicant with strong experience of playing or supporting football in Scotland. E.g. playing for local, semi-pro or professional teams or having work experience for local clubs.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Martin Prothero Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an applicant applying for BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing who can demonstrate a strong commitment to furthering a professional career in sports marketing.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

She Kicks Scholarship

This scholarship is open to two outstanding female applicants, based on their academic profile and extra-curricular activities.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Women’s Super League Scholarship

This scholarship is open to:

  • An existing Women’s Super League player
  • A Woman’s Super League player who has retired, or plans to do so in the next 3 years.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

Club Wembley Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any son or daughter of a Club Wembley member, or a member themselves that has a successful application to study at UCFB Wembley.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

Elite Athlete Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any applicant who has competed at senior national level in any sport.

Value: £3,000 reduction in fees.

There may be an opportunity to extend your support package into years two and three of a student’s study, subject to meeting the declared criteria.

Application Process

In order to be eligible to apply for a scholarship or bursary, a student must:

  • Have already applied to UCFB and received an offer from UCFB; and
  • Have confirmed UCFB as their firm choice;

Due to the highly competitive nature of our scholarships and bursaries, applications from applicants who have not received and firmly accepted an offer from UCFB cannot be considered.

 

Please note that no payments will be made prior to the student enrolling on their course.

For further information, please contact the team at scholarships@ucfb.com.

Scholarship Extension Criteria

In some cases, students will be permitted to receive a scholarship or bursary in year 2 or 3 of their degree programme.

To be eligible for an extension, students should be on course to receive a 1st class degree, have an overall attendance of 90% and have volunteered as a student ambassador or mentor for at least 20 hours per academic year.

Current students who would like to apply for an extension should email scholarships@ucfb.com to request this.