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Department of Materials

Fees and funding

Information on fees and funding for undergraduates studying materials science and engineering or fashion business and technology courses at The University of Manchester.

On top of your student loan, you could be entitled to other funding options such as scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships

The following scholarships are open to you as a student studying within the Department of Materials. You will be given guidance on the application process once you begin the course.

BP scholarship

As a student in the Department of Materials, you're eligible to apply to the BP scholarship - worth up to £9,000.

Being a BP scholar will provide financial support of £3,000 per year from your second year of study, as well as much more, as you experience first-hand what BP do.

The BP scholarship can be combined with other scholarships at the University, provided the other scholarships don't exceed an annual value of £1,500.

To apply for a BP scholarship, and to find more information, visit the BP website.

The Manchester Bursary

The Manchester Bursary is available to any student who is registered on an eligible undergraduate degree course at The University of Manchester and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance. This bursary is additional to the government package of maintenance grants.

International Excellence undergraduate scholarships

The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers up to ten scholarships of £2,000 per year for well-qualified international undergraduate students. The awards will take the form of a scholarship against the tuition fees. All international students who are holding an offer of a place within the Faculty will be automatically considered for a scholarship.

Eligibility and selection:

  • This scheme applies to any undergraduate degree programme within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at The University of Manchester.
  • Each scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a student demonstrating high performance in their high school final year examinations (or equivalent) and the academic reference on their UCAS form.
  • Extra curricular activities will also be taken in to account such as contribution to activities in your school or community, this information will be taken from the personal statement included on the UCAS form.
  • All international students who are holding an offer of a place within the Faculty will be automatically considered for a scholarship. There is no additional application.

This scholarship is open to international students only.