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Are you considering studying through the medium of Welsh?

The Academi Hywel Teifi Welsh-medium Scholarships and Bursaries scheme is a scheme that is funded annually by the Welsh Language Strategy Committee budget and is administered by the Academi. The scheme is open to students who have already chosen to come to Swansea University who choose to study through the medium of Welsh where there is an opportunity, rather than through English. 

There has been a significant increase in the number of applications received over the last two years, setting a high standard for the competition. As a result, applicants are encouraged to spend time completing strong applications for submission in order to maximise the chance of winning a Scholarship.

There are two schemes:

Welsh-medium Scholarships 

This is a scholarship scheme for students who have already chosen to come to Swansea University and who choose to study through the medium of Welsh where possible, rather than through English. This scheme is open to students studying at Foundation level and levels 4, 5, 6, and 7. There are 55 scholarships worth £300 each available to those who choose to study 40 credits or more through the medium of Welsh.  

To apply for the Scholarship, please complete the Welsh application form Ffurflen gais Ysgoloriaethau cyfrwng Cymraeg and return to Lois Wyn Griffiths personally or electronically using the details below.

These scholarships are open to students studying the following fields:

  • Education
  • Business Studies
  • Media Studies and Public Relations
  • Biochemistry
  • Biosciences
  • Midwifery
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Genetics
  • Social Work
  • History
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Paramedic Science
  • Psychology
  • Law 

Welsh-medium Bursaries

This competition offers 8 bursaries of £100 each to students at Foundation level and levels 4, 5, 6, and 7 who are studying at least 5 credits of a module through the medium of Welsh. These bursaries are open to students studying in the fields below; 

  • Education
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Paramedic Science
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology

To apply for the Bursary, please complete the Welsh application form Ffurflen gais Bwrsariaethau cyfrwng Cymraeg and return to Lois Wyn Griffiths using the details below. 

Please read the Terms and Conditions before completing your application (Welsh only).  

Applications for 2020 are open. The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 16th October.

Please direct any enquiries to;

Lois Wyn Griffiths - l.w.griffiths@swansea.ac.uk