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School 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 School. You will be given guidance on the application process once you begin the course.

BP STEM Scholarship

Awards are available for up to £5,000 per year for first-year students on our courses. Students apply to BP online (normally in November). Selection is on the basis of the application, online tests and an interview. The scholarship is renewable each year based on examination performance.

BP Achievement Award

Awards are available of up to £2,000 per year for first and second-year students on our courses. Students are invited to write a 2,000 word essay on a specific subject and there are up to three awards available to each year group. Email and poster publicity is normally launched in December with a closing date in February. Selection is on the basis of entry qualifications/first-year examination results and the application/essay.

BP Integrated Master's Scholarship

£3,450 is available for the final year of an MEng course. Students are invited to write an essay on a specific subject, normally launched in December with a closing date at the end of February. Selection is on the basis of entry qualifications/Year 3 examination results and the application/essay.

School of Materials scholarships

Outstanding home and overseas applicants will be eligible for an automatic School of Materials and Faculty scholarship with a total value of £5,000 if they achieve A*A*A* grades at A level (or equivalent) or £3,000 if they achieve grades A*A*A at A level (or equivalent), plus 6 GCSEs at grade A or above.

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.