Funding for undergraduate students

The University of York offers various undergraduate funding, including bursaries and scholarships.

Open opportunities

Albukhary Scholarship 2021/22

We're pleased to offer six Sharifah Sofia Albukhary Scholarships for undergraduate students in need of financial support to further their education.

  • Funding: £31,250 - £75,000
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Friday 30 April 2021, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: Students from Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi and more (see eligibility)
  • Number available: 6

Be Exceptional scholarships

We award many international scholarships per year, recognising achievement by applying a tuition fee discount.

  • Funding: £2,500 to £7,500
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Monday 21 June 2021, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: International (including EU) students

Care Leavers and Estranged Students Bursary

This bursary is for students aged under 25, who come to York as care leavers or who are irreconcilably estranged from their parents.

  • Funding: Annual awards over the duration of your course
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Open to: UK (home) students

Equal Access Scholarships

We're pleased to offer two Equal Access Scholarships for undergraduate students who are seeking refuge in the UK.

  • Funding: £10,660 plus full fee waiver
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Monday 19 April 2021, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: International (non-EU) students
  • Number available: 2

Holbeck scholarships

These scholarships are open to pupils from schools and colleges in the Yorkshire and Humber region, who are applying to any UK university (not just York) for entry in September 2021.

  • Funding: £1,500
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Friday 14 May 2021, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: Competitive

Vice-Chancellor's scholarships

We award the highest-achieving students with our prestigious Vice-Chancellor's scholarships.

  • Funding: £10,000 to £20,000
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Application deadline: Monday 21 June 2021, 11.59am BST
  • Open to: International (including EU) students

York Bursary

Depending on your household residual income you could be eligible for our non-repayable York bursary.

  • Funding: Annual award over the course of your degree
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Open to: UK (home) students

York Refugee Bursary

The Refugee Bursary is a non-repayable award for students who come to York and have a Refugee immigration status.

  • Funding: Annual award over course of degree
  • Academic year: 2021/22
  • Open to: UK (home) students