Falmouth Bursaries

Get to grips with the bursaries available from Falmouth University. Learn about your eligibility, the values of the bursaries and how applicants are selected.

 

2013 & 2014 starters

Overview

  • Who? Full-time undergraduate students from the UK, paying £9,000 fees and commencing your studies in September 2013 or 2014
  • How much? Variable
  • Repayable? No

Income assessed bursaries

UK students who are assessed by Student Finance as having a household income of under £35,000 per annum will automatically receive an income assessed bursary from Falmouth University. This is an annual award, assuming that your circumstances don't change.

Household incomeBursary (per year)
£0 to £24,999£750
£25,000 to £35,000£250
Over £35,000£0

Disabled students bursary

£1,000 award in the first year of study only. Any UK student qualifying for disabled student allowance, for a reason other than solely dyslexia, dyspraxia or dyscalculia, will qualify for this award. Eligible students are automatically identified during the autumn term and the bursary is paid in two instalments.

Care leavers bursary

This bursary is for students who were in local authority care at age 16. It is a £1,000 award in each full year of study, which is usually paid as an accommodation contribution. If you think you may be eligible, please contact our care leaver support team and see our support for care leavers page.

Jane Atkinson
Care Leavers' Coordinator

Tel: 01326 213746
Email: jane.atkinson@falmouth.ac.uk

Dependants bursary

This is an additional award for students who are in receipt of either childcare grant or adult dependants grant. If you think you may be eligible, please contact our bursary team. The award is worth £250 for each full year of study and is paid each February.

Bursaries Team

Tel: 01326 213744
Email: bursaries@falmouth.ac.uk

Other sources of funding

A range of privately funded bursaries and awards are also open to Falmouth students.

2015 starters

Applicable to undergraduate study

We are offering a range of awards to encourage applications from people who might not have previously considered university study. These include income assessed bursaries and fixed awards aimed at students with specific additional needs. In order to be considered for the below awards you'll need to have been income assessed by Student Finance. As such, we would advise you to apply for your finance as soon as possible.

Income assessed bursaries

UK and EU students who are assessed by Student Finance as having a household income of under £35,000pa will automatically receive an income assessed bursary from Falmouth University. The level of award will vary dependent upon your exact level of household income and the anticipated additional course costs you may face. This will be an annual award, assuming that your circumstances don't change.

Course BandingAward
Household income of £0 - £25,000paHousehold income of £25,000 - £35,000pa
Band 1
BA(Hons) Architecture, BA(Hons) Fine Art, BA(Hons) Graphic Design, BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography, BA(Hons) Photography, BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography
£1,000£500
Band 2
BA(Hons) Fashion Design, BA(Hons) Fashion Photography, BA(Hons) Illustration, BA(Hons) Performance Sportswear Design, BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design, BA(Hons) Textile Design
£750£400
Band 3
BA(Hons) Acting, BA(Hons) Creative Music Technology, BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects, BA(Hons) Drawing, BA(Hons) Fashion Marketing, BA(Hons) Film, BA(Hons) Interior Design, BA(Hons) Music, BA(Hons) Popular Music, BA(Hons) Television, BA(Hons) Theatre
£500£300
Band 4
BA(Hons) Creative Advertising, BA(Hons) Business Entrepreneurship, BA(Hons) Creative Events Management, BA(Hons) Creative Writing, BA(Hons) Cultural Tourism Management, BA(Hons) Dance & Performance, BA(Hons) Dance & Choreography, BSc(Hons) Digital Games, BA(Hons) Digital Media, all English courses, BA(Hons) Journalism, BA(Hons) Journalism & Creative Writing, BA(Hons) Music Theatre & Entertainment Management
£300£200

University fixed bursaries

Students from the below groups will automatically qualify for an additional bursary.

Award NameConditionsBursary
Care Leavers BursaryStudents who were in care at age 16£1,000 per year
Disability BursaryStudents who are in receipt of DSA for something other than Dyslexia/Dyscalculia/Dyspraxia£500 in 1st year only
DependentsStudents who are in receipt of either Childcare Grant or Adult Dependants Grant from Student Finance£250 per year

2016 & 2017 starters

Applicable to undergraduate study

We offer a range of financial support to help you during your time with us. Visit the following for more information:

In order to be considered for this support you will need to have been income assessed by Student Finance.

We advise you to apply for your finance as soon as possible. For more information about the student finance application process please download our Money Matters booklet

If you have any further questions, please contact our Student Funding Team: studentfunding@falmouth.ac.uk