STEM Scholarship

Our STEM Scholarship is designed to support students interested in a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) – fields where there is a recognised skills shortage.

You’ll be eligible if you meet the entry requirements of your chosen course, whether it’s undergraduate or postgraduate.

Value

£2,000.

Duration

You’ll receive the full amount in your first year. Payments are made via BACS to a UK bank account at two points in the year, depending upon continued satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility

To apply for our STEM Scholarship you must:

If a postgraduate, be studying a course in one of the following areas:

Please note that if you change course and move to a non-STEM subject, your scholarship will be withdrawn.

Applicants for our MBChB Medicine are not eligible to apply.

Foundation, extended, degree apprenticeship, distance learning degree programmes and/or CPD and short courses are also excluded.

As well as your academic achievements, we will be assessing:

  • your extra-curricular activities and achievements, for example in the areas of leadership, community service, volunteering or sport
  • your experience; personal or financial hardship.

How to apply

Complete an application form and submit a 500-word supporting statement outlining why you're suitable for this scholarship.

Scholarships application form

You may need to submit supporting documentation including evidence of your extra-curricular activities. This is likely to be certificate or letter from a senior member of the organisation(s) you’ve been involved with.

Key dates

Apply by 12 April 2019.

How we assess your application

Your application will be assessed by a panel of ARU staff and representatives from the Students’ Union. You’ll be ranked based on the details you provide in your application and supporting documentation; we may also invite you to an interview to talk about your application.

Read the full scholarships terms and conditions