Funding opportunities

Scholarships and bursaries

The University offers a range of scholarships and bursaries; find out more on the money matters pages of the University’s Undergraduate Study website.

Information about all awards is available on the searchable funding database that allows you to find all the studentships and bursaries for which you are eligible.

AwardValueApplication deadlineDescription
Can behaviour beat climate change? Self-Funded Biosciences PhD This project is self-funded Mon 24th Sep 2018 This self funded Biosciences PhD project will use a population of wild crickets to investigate the extent to which wild insects can use behaviour in order to reduce the negative effects of climate change on their survival and reproduction.
Sports Scholarship and High Performance Programme up to £3000 plus additional support services & coaching Deadline passed
(Sat 31st Mar 2018)
Sports scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding sporting ability who show evidence of achievement at international level in their chosen sport. We also encourage applications from students who have achieved at national or regional level for consideration onto our High Performance Programme.
BBSRC Summer Research Experience Placements (REPs) £200 per week up to 10 weeks during the summer vacation 2018. Deadline passed
(Mon 14th May 2018)
We have two BBSRC REP available at the University of Exeter this summer, and you can select from 7 projects (see advert).
Sanctuary Scholarship Full tuition fee waiver plus annual living cost grant Deadline passed
(Tue 15th May 2018)
The Sanctuary Scholarship scheme enables individuals seeking asylum and refugees who are not able access student finance to study at the University of Exeter.
Tony Allen Scholarship £1,500 Deadline passed
(Thu 31st May 2018)
A scholarship of £1,500 per year for top performing students who live in one of the South Hams, Teignbridge or Torbay areas of Devon.
The Sara and Nigel Tozzi Scholarship £6,200 Deadline passed
(Fri 15th Jun 2018)
A scholarship of £6,200 per year for top performing students who can demonstrate involvement in voluntary or entrepreneurial activities and who are without independent means or other sources of funding (other than a student loan).
Special Entrance Scholarships Variable Deadline passed
(Fri 21st Sep 2018)
Awards available to students from the counties of Cornwall or Devon who meet the specified conditions.