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Quick Guides to Undergraduate Tuition Fees

Bursaries and Scholarships

The University of Chester supports fair access for students from low income families, offering a range of bursaries and scholarships. The following is a selection; please refer to the university website for details of all awards available.
  • Chester Bursary: worth £1,500, for any new full-time undergraduate degree entrant paying a tuition fee of over £6,000, with a household income of £25,000 or less. This comprises £500 of benefits in each year of the programme.
  • Care Leavers Bursary: providing £6,000 of benefits over duration of a three year course, available to verified care leavers on a first come, first served basis. Up to a maximum of £8,000 if the award is made from the foundation year of a programme.
  • Young Adult Carers Bursary: a bursary package for young carers worth £4,500 over a three year course. Offered in partnership with organisations such as Cheshire Young Carers (CYC). Up to a maximum of £6,000 if the award is made from the foundation year of a programme.
  • Foundation Year: all students (Home and EU) on the university's extended degree programmes including a Level 3 foundation year receive a £1,000 fee waiver in the first, foundation year of study.
  • Other awards are available for part-time students with a low household income and students who excel in music and sport.