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Funding and scholarships for students

Award details

EMPS Foundation Year Scholarship

About the award

We believe that fair access to higher education is a fundamental enabler for social mobility and are committed to delivering this through our education. Our programmes with a Foundation Year have been developed explicitly for this purpose.

In recognition of the commitment students are making to their education we want to support students with a scholarship of £2,000 in your foundation year. 

This scholarship will be awarded to students who enrol on one of the following:

Scholarships will be made as a cash payment to the recipients' bank account at the start of the first term.

Terms and conditions
  • If you defer your 2022/3 offer then your scholarship offer will be invalidated. In the event that you withdraw or interrupt your studies post enrolment then the University Finance regulations at that date will apply as regards any repayment or other requirements:
  • Please note that if you are successful and accept this award, you may be asked to provide a photograph and written or video profile to appear in publicity material relating to scholarships and/or study at the University of Exeter.
  • This award is for one year only and is not recurrent for subsequent years of study.
  • This award is open to UK domiciled students only

Entry requirements

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, you must be classified as a home student for fees purposes, meet the entry requirements for your chosen programme and enrol on this programme in September 2022.

How to apply

The scholarship will be awarded to eligible offer-holders of the 'with Foundation Year' programmes who have made Exeter their firm choice via UCAS by the 9th June 2022. A separate application is not required.  


Application deadline:9th June 2022
Duration of award:for 1 year
Contact: Student Recruitment