How to apply for a Postgrad Solutions Study Bursary

It's really quick and easy to apply for a Postgrad Solutions Study Bursary worth £500. Simply complete the Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries application form on this page and you will automatically be signed up to Postgrad Student Services. As well as your postgraduate course information all you need to provide is a 200-word piece about why you should receive one of our £500 bursaries. The whole process will only take a matter of minutes.

Payment of the award will be made direct to your institution, and will be discounted from your fees as appropriate. You may only apply for a bursary after you have accepted an offer of a place at your chosen institution.

The closing date for all entries for postgraduate courses starting in Autumn 2020 or January 2021 is 14 September 2020.

Bursary Queries FAQs

Q: When will I find out if I have won a bursary?

A: If you are a winner of a bursary we will be in contact with you by the 31 October 2020. If you are not a winning recipient of a bursary you will not be contacted separately. Due to the large number of applications we receive this is unfortunately not feasible for us to do.

Q: Can I write more than 200 words?

A: Please do stick to the word limit but you won't be penalised if you go over or under the word limit within 25 words.

Q: What nationality do you need to be to apply?

A: The bursaries are open to all students of all nationalities.

Q: Do I need to have been accepted on a course to apply?

A: Yes ideally. We can only pay the bursary direct to a university so you will need to be accepted on a course for us to be able to do that.

Q: What if I have been accepted on several courses and not yet made up my mind which one I will go to?

A: Please just list all likely universities that you considering and that you have been accepted on a course at.

Q: Does it matter when my course starts?

A: For our 2020 bursary, you will needed to have started your course before the end of January 2021, hence a September/October 2020 or January 2021 start date is accepted or it is fine if you are already on a course that will roll over to 2021 e.g. A PhD or DL course.

Q: Are the bursaries awarded for financial or academic reasons?

A: We award bursaries for a variety of reasons. The judges look at the 200-word free text to assess the most compelling arguments.

Q: Does the course have to be a full time program?

A: No – it can be part time, full time or online/distance learning.

The very best of luck with your application and your future studies.

The Postgrad Solutions Team


Terms and conditions
1 Entries will not be read beyond the 200-word limit, so please do not exceed the word limit. 2 The winners will be solely judged as the students articulating the best reason for deserving an award in their 200-word entry. The decision will not be linked to institution choice. 3 All winners will be notified by 31 October 2020. If you have not heard from Postgrad Solutions by this date, your application will have been unsuccessful. 4 Postgrad Solutions will contact the institutions where the winners will be studying directly to confirm that they have started their studies, and payment of the bursaries will be made on 1 December 2020. 5 You can only apply for a bursary once you have accepted an offer of a place at your chosen institution. 6 Closing date for all entries is 14 September 2020. 7 Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Your email address WILL NOT be given to any third parties and only used for the purpose of us contacting you if you are a winner. Your name, nationality and course details may, however, be shared with the Higher Education Institution you have detailed in your application for verification purposes so that bursary can be paid.

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