Bursaries
Frequently Asked Questions

This page aims to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the Regent’s University London bursaries.

If you cannot find an answer to your question here please contact admit@regents.ac.uk

What is the amount awarded?

Full fee waiver for the entire length of the degree programme

Does the University provide any other financial support as part of the bursary award?

Unless there is an essential study aboard element to your degree programme, or you are a Regent’s American College London bursary recipient, the University will not fund any additional costs associated with studying at Regent’s.

If there is a compulsory study aboard component to my degree, does the University provide any financial support?

Depending on the course, as part of the bursary awards package, bursary recipients will also receive a contribution of up to £3,000 towards the cost of a period of study abroad if it is a compulsory element to their degree programme

If I meet all the criteria for eligibility, will I automatically be awarded a bursary?

No. We only have a limited number of bursaries each year and meeting the criteria does not guarantee entitlement.

What is the grade requirement?

You must be able to demonstrate academic achievement of: 3 grade B’s at A level or an equivalent from a UK recognised institution

When will I be able to apply for a RUL Bursary?

Our bursary application process is being updated and details of how to apply will be available online the week commencing 26th March 2018.

What is the deadline & selection Process

  • The deadline for submitting bursary applications is 31st May (Bursaries are only available for autumn intake)
  • Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited for a face-to-face interview by the Bursary Panel at Regent’s in June 
  • We will endeavour to notify all bursary applicants about the outcome of their application. However if you have not heard from the Bursary Panel by the start of the autumn term then your bursary application would not have been successful

Can I apply for admission to the university and a bursary at the same time?

No, you can only submit your bursary application form once you have received a conditional or unconditional offer from Regent’s University London.

Can I apply for a RUL bursary if I am already studying at Regent’s University London?

No, the bursary is only available for new students. The only exceptions are for those studying for an Integrated Foundation degree. If you are studying for an integrated degree programme, you can only apply for a bursary once you have started at Regent’s for the Undergraduate part of your degree. Please note, you will need to demonstrate an average mark of 60% in your foundation year and there is no guarantee that will you be allocated a bursary.

Can I apply for RUL bursary if I already have a degree?

No, the bursary is only for students studying for their first degree.

Are the RUL bursaries available for all undergraduate degree programmes?

Yes all undergraduate courses apart from integrated foundation programmes

How will I know if I have been successful with my bursary application?

We will endeavour to notify all bursary applicants about the outcome of their application. However if you have not heard from the Bursary Panel by the start of the autumn term then your bursary application has not have been successful.

If I change my course of study before commencing my degree programme will it affect my bursary application?

Only in exceptional circumstances will we allow students to change course and still receive a bursary.

Can I still receive the bursary if I defer my offer until the following year?

You will not be able to defer your bursary. Should you wish to defer you offer, you will need to apply again for the bursary the following year.

Once I have started, what happens if I have to retake a year/term or defer for a year once I have started?

Only in exceptional circumstances will funding be continued if you have to retake a year/term or need to defer.

Can I apply for degree programmes for the January intake?

No, bursaries are only available for courses starting in September

Can I apply for a bursary if I am currently studying at Regent’s?

No, Applicants can only apply for a bursary before the start of their undergraduate degree programme. If you are a current student experiencing financial difficulties, please visit the Finance department to discuss matters related to your tuition fee, or Student Services if your matter concerns living costs

Can I apply for a bursary if I have already have completed degree / if started a degree elsewhere?

If you have completed a degree elsewhere, you will not be eligible to apply. If you have started a degree course elsewhere but did not complete your studies, then details will need to be provided on your bursary application form

I am not a UK national or resident, can I still apply for a bursary?

You can only apply for a bursary if you have been normally domiciled in the United Kingdom for the last three years and are living in the Greater London area. For information about other funding provided by the University, please visit /study/scholarships

If I have not visited Regent’s University London, can I still apply?

Applications will only be considered from candidates who have attended an open day or visited the University and spoken to a member of our Admission department. To register for an open day, visit www.regents.ac.uk/opendays. At our open days you can find out more about the bursary scheme, you will be able to look around our campus, talk to current students and academics, and learn more about our wide range of undergraduate programmes

Do I have to pay a registration fee if I apply for a bursary?

Until you have found out the decision on your bursary application, you will not be required to pay a registration deposit. Should you be awarded a bursary, then the registration fee will be waived. However, if your bursary application is unsuccessful and you still wish to attend the University, then you will be required to pay the registration deposit