The Foundation Bursary

The Foundation Bursary is offered to support with living expenses for the first year at Buckinghamshire New University.

The Bursary will consist of £1,500 reduction on University hall accommodation at Brook Street, plus a £500 cash bonus on successful completion of the first (Foundation) year and enrolment onto the first year of the undergraduate degree course in September 2020 or February 2021.

Eligible candidates should email this completed form to bursary@bucks.ac.uk by Wednesday 28 August 2019 for September 2019 entry or by Wednesday 8 January 2020 for February 2020 entry.

Terms and Conditions

  • The Bursary is only available for September 2019 or February 2020 entry onto undergraduate with foundation year taught full-time on either High Wycombe, Aylesbury or Uxbridge campuses.
  • The Bursary is only open to students categorised as a Home or EU fee payer, and confirmed Buckinghamshire New University as their unconditional firm choice for September 2019 or February 2020 entry.
  • The Bursary is open to new students entering Brook Street standard accommodation only (subject to availability).
  • This Bursary cannot be used in conjunction with another scholarship or bursary offered by Buckinghamshire New University.
  • The deadlines for the Foundation Bursary are:
Start dateDeadline
September 2019Wednesday 28 August 2019
February 2020Wednesday 8 January 2020
  • After these dates, eligible students may still apply, but funding is not guaranteed. Late applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Successful applicants to the Foundation Bursary will receive funding according to the following payment schedule:
September 2019 start date

Date

Amount

Type of payment

October 2019

£500

Reduction on the cost of Brook Street Halls of Residence*

January 2020

£500

Reduction on the cost of Brook Street Halls of Residence*

April 2020

£500

Reduction on the cost of Brook Street Halls of Residence*

October 2020

£500

Cash bonus paid into the student’s bank account on successful completion of the first (Foundation) year and enrolled onto the first year of the undergraduate degree course in September 2020.**

February 2020 start date

Date

Amount

Type of payment

February 2020

£500

Reduction on the cost of Brook Street Halls of Residence*

April 2020

£500

Reduction on the cost of Brook Street Halls of Residence*

October 2020

£500

Reduction on the cost of Brook Street Halls of Residence*

February 2021

£500

Cash bonus paid into the student’s bank account on successful completion of the first (Foundation) year and enrolled onto the first year of the undergraduate degree course in February 2021.**

*Please note, this will be a reduction on your University accommodation; it will not be supplied as a cash payment. 
**Subject to the student opening a UK bank account.

  • Any bursary decision made by Buckinghamshire New University is final. The University reserves the right to withdraw the bursary at any point prior to acceptance of the offer to study.
  • Buckinghamshire New University will remove the bursary immediately if:
    • A student withdraws from a programme of study;
    • A student is suspended or excluded from the University;
    • A student has made any misrepresentation or acted fraudulently or dishonestly.