Applying for a Scholarship

Applications for the 2017/2018 academic year closed at 12 noon, Monday 16 October 2017.

How to Apply

Applications for scholarships for the 2017/2018 academic year closed on Monday 16 October at 12 noon.

Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions (on the final page of the form) and indicate which scholarship(s) you wish to be considered for – you can apply for all three, if eligible but you will only be awarded one if successful.

You must demonstrate academic merit. We will contact your personal tutor to confirm any submitted results and your level of attendance, to date.

Please compose a personal statement of no more than 500 words, which should indicate how you meet the following criteria:

  • you must demonstrate excellence in an area of your life; this might be outstanding academic achievement, exceptional achievement in extracurricular activities (such as sport, music, managing events, clubs or societies) or significant achievement gained either in your working life or through volunteering and service to others.
  • you must also outline the contribution you will make to Manchester Metropolitan University as a student and what you expect to gain from studying here.


In order to apply, candidates must:

  • have enrolled on the first year of a new full undergraduate degree programme at Manchester Metropolitan University in the 2017/18 academic year (not distance learning)
  • have a UK Student Support Number (English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish students)
  • applied online to be income assessed by Student Finance
  • be paying tuition fees under the new tuition fee regime of £9,250
  • be self-funding. Your course of study must not be externally funded (e.g. through the NHS)
  • demonstrate financial need. Your household income indicates that you are eligible for means tested support from Student Finance with a household income of up to and including £42,875
  • not be in receipt of any other award from Alumni and Development.

Terms and Conditions

Please ensure that you read and understand the following terms and conditions.

Applicants must be eligible to apply as set out in the eligibility criteria above.

It is the responsibility of all students to inform the Development Manager at Manchester Metropolitan University of any change in circumstances that might affect this application.

By submitting an application, successful applicants are giving their consent to Manchester Metropolitan University to hold and process their data in accordance with Data Protection legislation, including but not limited to the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation.

Please note that all students are required to comply with, and shall be bound by, Manchester Metropolitan University’s Student Regulations and Procedures.

Awards for The Ede & Ravenscroft Scholarships, the Alumni Undergraduate and The Caroline Evans Scholarships are offered for 2017/18 entry only and the Scholarship may not be deferred.

Awards for The Neelam Aggarwal Scholarship are offered for 2017/18 entry and the Scholarship may not be deferred. Recipients will receive £1,250 per year of study*.


The University reserves the right to withdraw or amend a scholarship without prior notification. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability, on the basis that the student will complete their first year of study with Manchester Metropolitan University. Should the student withdraw, funding must be returned to the University.

*Students studying on a sandwich course will not receive funding during the year of placement/overseas study. If a recipient student does not complete their course, their scholarship funding will be reduced accordingly.

Scholarship Application Form 2017‌‌

If you have read the terms and conditions and criteria yet still have a question, please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

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