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Bursaries & Scholarships

​​​Cardiff Metropolitan University has created a range of bursary and scholarship schemes to assist with the cost of studying at university. You can view our Bursaries and Scholarships brochure for a quick overview of our awards.


Undergraduate Bursaries & Scholarships

Postgraduate Bursaries & Scholarships



All of the schemes listed on our Bursaries and Scholarships web pages are for Home fee status students only (with the exception of the International Scholarship scheme of the Sports Scholarships, and the Sanctuary Award). The Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award is aimed at people who have an irregular migration status, such as asylum seekers and refugees, to provide opportunities for equal access to Higher Education. Visit the Sanctuary Award page for more information.   


If you need information about Research Scholarships click here.

If you are undertaking an NHS funded course, you can find the details of the NHS Bursary and extra support from Cardiff Met here.

If you are an International Student, you can find information on the International Scholarships here.

If you are interested in studying through the medium of Welsh, you can find further information on Welsh Medium Provision Scholarships here.

If you are facing financial difficulties, we have designated Advisers within our Money Advice Team who are able to offer advice on funding, budgeting and money management, and financial support.


Other External Bursary Options

Outside of Cardiff Met, there may be funding options available to you depending on your individual circumstances. We have listed some of the options we have found available here.

For further funding options, you can also contact our Money Advice Team on

Featured for July 2022

Due to start a Masters or PhD with us but need a helping hand funding your programme?

There are two awards up for grabs, one for a student starting a Masters, and the other for a soon-to-be PhD candidate. The winners will each receive £6,000 towards the cost of their course. 

Applying is simple – just head over to the FindAMasters or FindAPhD website to write a 200-word statement explaining why you’re deserving of the award. 

The deadline is 1st September 2022. 

Only for Professional Policing Degree students 

The South Wales Police PPD (Professional Policing Degree) Bursary offers a offers a maximum of £4,000 to cover pre-application, study through years 1-3 on a Professional Policing Degree at one of the named Universities within the Terms of Reference and then application to South Wales Police. 

Applications will start to be reviewed commencing 1st October.


Cardiff Metropolitan University aims to ensure that information provided to applicants on procedures is as detailed and accurate as possible. Cardiff Metropolitan University regularly reviews and monitors all matters to ensure that the process is as fair and transparent as possible. A complaints procedure is in place for those applicants who are not happy with the service that they have been provided with. For more information on the formal complaints procedures, please click here.


Contact Us

If you have any queries relating to the Bursaries and Scholarships listed on this website, please contact us on