BA English Widening Access Scholarship

The Department of English provides Widening Access Scholarships worth £1,000 each year of study. These scholarships provide just one way for us to recognise and celebrate the success of students who have overcome significant barriers and challenges in their journey to higher education.

  • Funding: £3,000, paid in annual instalments of £1,000 for three years in total
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Undergraduate
  • Number available: Five

Open to UK (home) students only.

Open to students in the Department of English and Related Literature.

Open to UK (home) students in the Department of English and Related Literature enrolled on Q300 BA (Hons) English starting in September 2024.

To be eligible you must:

  • be a UK (home) student
  • be enrolled on Q300 BA (Hons) English
  • be starting your course in September 2024
  • have studied in a UK state school or college at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5
How to apply

There is no application form.  The Department will use the information available on your UCAS form along with information received from UCAS relating to its Multiple Equality Measure to identify recipients.

How we allocate

Recipients will be selected based on the above criteria, and notified before the end of Semester 1.  Payment will be made in Semester 2.

Contact details

Outreach, Events and Funding Manager

Undergraduate Admissions