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Progression Bursary

If you are currently studying on one of our level 3 programmes, then we want to help you to achieve your ambitions.

The Progression Bursary is available to current level 3 students who study at The College Merthyr Tydfil and apply to study one of the college’s foundation degrees in 2018.

Worth £250, this bursary could provide financial support towards your travel, living and study costs while studying at The College Merthyr Tydfil.  

This bursary is not means tested.

To be eligible you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Successfully complete a level 3 programme at the college in Summer 2018
  • Apply to enrol on a foundation degree, based at The College Merthyr Tydfil, starting in September 2018 by 27th April 2018
  • Accept our conditional or unconditional offer of a place on a firm basis by 30th May 2018
  • Be a UK home student liable for the UK home rate of tuition fees
  • Be enrolled on a full-time eligible course at point of payment

Please note that you are still enrolled on the course by the end of January 2019, you will also receive an additional payment of £50.

How is the bursary paid?
You will receive £250, paid directly into your bank account by BACS, during your first term (November 2018). The bursary is worth £250 in your first year only.

How do you apply?
Once you have accepted an offer to study on one of our foundation degrees, you will be automatically entered on to our list for the scholarship. We will confirm receipt of the scholarship as soon as you enrol on to the course in September.



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