Rewarding academic success

Excellence Scholarships

£3,000 will be awarded to all students who achieve AAA at A-Level (or equivalent:  Scholarship equivalence UK and EU 2014 ). Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma students who achieve Core + AA in options subjects will be eligible to receive the award.

Each Scholarship will be worth £3,000 over two years (with £1,500 payable in the first year and a further £1,500 payable in the second year).

Merit Scholarships

£2,000 will be awarded to all students who achieve AAB at A-Level (or equivalent:  Scholarship equivalence UK and EU 2014 ). Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma students who achieve Core + AB in options subjects will be eligible to receive the award.

Each Scholarship will be worth £2,000 over two years (with £1,000 payable in the first year and a further £1,000 payable in the second year).

For further information about European country requirements, please visit the International Section of our website.

 Terms and conditions:

  • Scholarships will be available to all new full-time UK/EU students applying for undergraduate courses at Swansea University (exceptions apply, see below);
  • Each Excellence Scholarship will be worth £3,000 over two years (with £1,500 payable in the first year and a further £1,500 payable in the second year);
  • Each Merit Scholarship will be worth £2,000 over two years (with £1,000 payable in the first year and a further £1,000 payable in the second year);
  • Awarding of the second instalment is subject to the student maintaining a 60% average across all first year modules;
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma students who achieve Core + AA (Excellence) or Core + AB (Merit) in options subjects will be eligible to receive the award;
  • Scholarships will be available in all subject areas (single, joint and combined honours), with the exception of programmes that attract External funding for all or part of the course (e.g. Social Work, Graduate Entry Medicine, Nursing/Midwifery) from the respective professional bodies;
  • Application procedure: Any student who applies and achieves AAA (Excellence) or AAB (Merit) at A-Level or equivalent (excluding A-level General Studies) will automatically be awarded a scholarship;
  • Every effort has been made to ensure that this information is accurate. However, the University accepts no legal liability for errors or omissions and reserves the right to make changes without notice. 

Full terms and conditions are available here:  Scholarship terms and conditions 2