Scholarships

Southampton Solent University offers a range of scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. If you would like to discuss scholarship options further, please call 023 8031 9427 or email: student.funding@solent.ac.uk|

In general, scholarships are stand-alone and cannot be combined with other awards. 

National Scholarship Programme

This scheme is available to new home and EU undergraduate students starting a programme of study with us, whose tuition fees are over £6,000 and who have a declared household income of less than £25,000 a year. To be eligible to be considered for a National Scholarship, applicants will need to meet
further eligibility criteria. 

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Foundation year scholarships

Students enrolling on foundation year courses can apply for a scholarship that would waive their entire tuition fee. Eligibility will be determined chiefly by income. Students who meet the initial criteria and reside in Southampton may be eligible for maintenance support worth £3,000. The foundation year scholarships cannot be combined with the National Scholarship Scheme.

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The Lisa Wilson scholarship

A number of Lisa Wilson scholarships are awarded annually for new students applying to FdA, HND or BA/BSc degree courses. The scholarships are available to students who have overcome adversity or can demonstrate why they need extra financial help with their studies. The scholarship provides £1,000 per year, reviewed annually. 

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Buttle UKCare leavers

The University has been awarded the Buttle UK Trust Quality Mark for Care Leavers, in recognition of our commitment to supporting students who have been in local authority care. The support package includes a £1,500 bursary per year.

Sport scholarships

Sport Solent offers different levels of support to student athletes, based on their sporting talent and potential.

The High Performance Academy scholarship awards a discount of up to £1,000 on accommodation in halls, with further benefits totalling up to £2,500.

Sports scholarships are also awarded, two in cricket and two in basketball, that cover the cost of tuition fees paid in the first year and provide a fees discount of 50% in future years.

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CVQO scholarship

Students studying with CVQO who progress to a full-time undergraduate course at Solent are eligible to apply for the annual CVQO award. The recipient of this award is entitled to three years’ free accommodation whilst studying at Solent.

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International scholarships scheme

We have a number of scholarships for students from overseas. You are eligible if you are applying for a full-time course at Southampton Solent University and you are from one of the following areas: Africa, North and South America, India, Turkey, Vietnam and South Korea. You will also need to be a self-funded, full-fee student and not currently studying or living in the UK.

If this describes you and you have received a definite offer from us, simply complete the overseas scholarships application form and return it to our International Office.

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