University of Bolton
University of Bolton


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University of Bolton


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North England


International Excellence Scholarships 2020/21
Scholarship Name International Excellence Scholarships 2020/21
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount Up to £5000
Nationality Any

The University of Bolton is always striving to build upon the strong international community already established on campus.

To assist future international students joining us from overseas, we are proud to announce a number of new International Excellence Scholarships available to students joining bachelors, taught masters and research masters study (academic year 2020-21).

The maximum level scholarship extends to £5000 for the duration of 3 year bachelors study and £3000 for 1 year/18 months masters/PhD study. As a signal of our commitment to a globally inclusive campus, all international students will be eligible to be considered for the Bronze scholarship.

The level of the International Excellence Scholarships is broken down into three bands (Gold, Silver and Bronze) based on the academic ability of the applicant. This will provide the brightest and best students with the opportunity to reach their academic potential.

Academically excellent (gold band) students will pay nearly the same amount as a home student!

  3 Year Undergraduate 4 year Undergraduate 1 Year UG Top-up 1 Year /18 month Masters PhD
Gold £5,000

1st Year = £3,000

2nd Year = £1,000*

3rd Year = £1,000*


  £3,000 £3,000 £3,000

1st Year = £3,000

Silver £3,000

1st Year = £2,000

2nd Year = £500*

3rd Year = £500*


  £2,000 £2,000 £2,000

1st Year = £2,000

Bronze £1,000

1st Year = £1,000

£1,000 (Year 0 only) £1,000 £1,000 £1,000

1st Year = £1,000

Tuition Fee Per Year £12,450 £12,450 £12,450 £12,450 – £13,950 £12,450* (Approx)

*The scholarship entitlement for year 2 and year 3 will be subject to passing all modules in the preceding year

Band Criteria:

Gold – Students with a top quartile (25%) mark in their entry qualification.

Silver – Students with a top half (50%) mark in their entry qualification

Bronze – Most international students will be eligible*.

* Final assessment of scholarship eligibility will be made by the international office and are made at the discretion of the University. The relevant amount of scholarship will be deducted at the point of payment i.e. you will pay the tuition fee minus the scholarship amount. Government sponsored students will not be eligible for this scholarship.

These scholarships shall extend to courses starting in September 2020 and January 2021. There is no separate application form requirement. International students will be automatically assessed for these scholarships at the point of application. The deadline for being considered for these scholarships will follow the same admissions deadlines.

If you wish to know the criteria for a country specific qualification, then please get in touch with the International Team via email:


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