Student finance

What financial help can I get? Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course Maintenance loans, provides you money at the start of each term (or monthly in Scotland) and the amount you get depends on your household income, where you study, where you live and how long for. Scholarships, available directly… Read more »

Funding options in the United States

The United States boasts that it is the educational hub for local and international students alike with various commercialised funding options coming in to your mailbox regularly as well as information about federal loans and grant opportunities. However, based on your income, federal loans and grants after applying on FAFSA do not cover all the… Read more »

The wonders of a BU scholarship

I can’t stress enough how amazing it has been to be rewarded with an Academic Excellence Scholarship. Bournemouth University offers a range of scholarships, rewarding academic excellence, and musical or sporting talents. The fact there was a chance I could be awarded £1,500 encouraged me to work that little bit harder to achieve those grades… Read more »

Music in the veins

The music opportunities at BU are vast. There are chances to be part of operas, musicals and many concerts throughout the year. The application process is not too strenuous, as you need to write about yourself and the music experiences you’ve had in the past. Having a lot of experience as well as music grades… Read more »

What does it mean to be a sport scholar?

If you’re thinking of applying for a BU Sport Scholarship, here’s a glimpse into how your future could look. Kevin Baker – Volleyball Being a scholar athlete at Bournemouth University is a tremendous privilege. It is truly a testament of perseverance through hard work and dedication. The hours of sweat, pain and gain have pushed… Read more »

An Economics student’s budgeting survival guide

Applying to university can be a stressful time for all those involved and the main concern is usually the financial side of student life. You may be wondering how you are going to manage your spending and income while at university. Being an Accounting, Finance & Economics student, I am at a slight advantage. I… Read more »

Why you should apply for a scholarship

It gives me great pleasure to be able to write this blog post, for being awarded the BU Vice-Chancellor’s Most Promising Applicant (BTEC) scholarship. In my opinion anyone can go to university, but what makes you stand out is the interesting things you can add to your CV. For me, Bournemouth was one of the… Read more »

Work hard, play harder: my Sport Scholarship

BU Sports Scholarships are available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Phil Smith, a postgraduate student, tells us his scholarship story… It’s never an easy process choosing which university to attend, and I’m still not sure whether basing your decision mostly around sports helps ease the process or makes it harder. While it helps to… Read more »

Bournemouth University

How did I get a year’s free tuition?

Applying for the BU Vice-Chancellor’s Most Promising Female STEM Applicant scholarship was the best decision I made before coming to Bournemouth University. I’ve never been that type of person who always wants to get themselves out there, and I definitely didn’t want to talk or write about myself where it wasn’t absolutely necessary and I… Read more »