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Academic Excellence Scholarships

 Our Academic Excellence scholarships are available for students applying for a level 3 programme at the college, who achieve a minimum of seven or more A*/A grades in their GCSEs.*

The scholarships are £1,000 each.

To be eligible for the scholarships, students must apply for a full-time course at the college by Friday 7th May for 2021 .

Terms and Conditions

The scholarships are only available to those students applying for a full-time course who reside in the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and attend one of the following schools:

  • Afon Taf High School
  • Bishop Hedley Catholic High School
  • Cyfarthfa High School
  • Penydre High School
  • Greenfield Special School
  • Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun

To apply for a scholarship, please email Shelby Berry -  s.berry@merthyr.ac.uk, with the following details:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact Telephone Number
  • Current Secondary School
  • Predicted GCSE Grades
  • College course that you would like to apply for





* Please note this excludes short GSCE courses EG Welsh

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