The Gateway Scholarship

The Gateway Scholarship is offered to support with living expenses when a student first comes to university.

This scholarship is only available for September 2019 and February 2020 entries onto undergraduate, undergraduate with foundation year, or postgraduate courses, taught full time on the High Wycombe, Uxbridge or Aylesbury campuses.

In order to be eligible for The Gateway Scholarship, students must:

  • Have a passport domiciled to the country in question.
  • Have applied on Buckinghamshire New University’s website or have selected Buckinghamshire New University as their firm choice institution via UCAS application.
  • Already hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a full time undergraduate, undergraduate with foundation, or postgraduate course for September 2019.
  • Meet the entry criteria for the applied course, including interview, portfolio, audition, DBS (or equivalent) check and/or health requirements for applicable courses.
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study.
  • Have applied to live in Brook Street Halls of Residence via the Buckinghamshire New University Accommodation Office.

Eligible candidates should email this completed form to bursary@bucks.ac.uk by:

Start Date

Deadline

September 2019

Wednesday 31 July 2019

February 2020

Wednesday 8 January 2020

  • The Gateway Scholarship is offered to support with living expenses when a student first comes to university.
  • This scholarship is only available for September 2019 entry onto undergraduate, undergraduate with foundation year, or postgraduate courses, taught full time on the High Wycombe, Uxbridge or Aylesbury campuses.
  • The scholarship is only open to new students entering University accommodation at Brook Street Halls (standard room only), who have a valid passport from the country where they have completed one of the following Level 3 qualifications:
    • Apolytirio of Lykeio
    • Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību
    • Avgångsbetyg OR Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola
    • Baccalauréat Général or Baccalauréat Technologique
    • Bevis for Højere Forberedelseseksamen
    • Brandos Atestatas
    • Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários OR Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano OR Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação OR Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação
    • Certificat de Maturité / Certificat de Maturité Cantonal reconnu par la Confédération
    • Maturität / Eidgenössisch anerkanntes kantonales Maturitätszeugnis
    • Attestato di Maturità / Attestato di Maturità Cantonale riconosciuto dalla Confederazione
    • Diplomă de Bacalaureat OR Certificat de Absolvire a Liceului OR Certificat de Competenţe Profesionale
    • Diploma di Esame di Stato
    • Diploma van de Hogere Secundaire Technische School OR Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs OR Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur OR Diplôme d'Accès à l'Enseignement Supérieur OR Diplôme d'Aptitude à Accéder à l'Enseignement Supérieur
    • Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Диплома за Cредно Oбразование)
    • Érettségi Bizonyítvány OR Szakközépiskola Érettségi Bizonyítvány
    • Fachhochschuldiplom / Diplom (FH)
    • Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus OR Keskkooli lõputunnistus OR Lõputunnistus kutse-ja keskhariduse omandamise kohta
    • Irish School Leaving Certificate
    • Matura (Type B or Type E)
    • Maturitetno Spričevalo
    • Reife und Diplomprüfung OR Matura from Berufsbildende Höhere Schulen (BHS) OR a Reifeprüfung OR Matura from Allgemeinbildende Höhere Schulen
    • Studentsprof
    • Svjedodžba o maturi OR Svjedodžba o državnoj maturi OR Potvrda o položenim ispitima državne mature OR Svjedodžba o završnom ispitu
    • Świadectwo Dojrzałości OR swiadectwo ukonczenia liceum ogólnokształcące OR Świadectwo Ukończenia Liceum Profilowanego / Technicznego / Zawodowego / Technikum
    • Título de Bachiller
    • Vitnemål for Videregående Opplæring
    • Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) diploma
    • Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce OR Diplomovaný specialista  OR Vysvědčení o absolutoriu
    • Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške
    • Ylioppilastutkinto
    • Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / Abitur OR a Fachgebundene Hochschulreife/Fachhochschulreife
    • ΑΠΟΛΥΤΗΡΙΟ ΓΕΝΙΚΟΥ ΛΥΚΕΙΟΥ
  • This scholarship is only open to students who have achieved the grades required outlined in their conditional or unconditional offer.
  • This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with another scholarship or bursary offered by Buckinghamshire New University.
  • After the application deadline, eligible students may still apply, but funding is not guaranteed. Late applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • The University reserves the right to withdraw any scholarship at any point prior to acceptance of the offer to study.
  • Successful applicants to the Gateway Scholarship will receive funding according to the following payment schedule:
September 2019 start date

Date

Amount

Type of payment

October 2019

£250

Cash into student bank account*

£250

Reduction on cost of Halls**

January 2020

£250

Reduction on cost of Halls**

April 2020

£250

Reduction on cost of Halls**

February 2020 start date

Date

Amount

Type of payment

February 2020

£250

Cash into student bank account*

£250

Reduction on cost of Halls**

April 2020

£250

Reduction on cost of Halls**

October 2021

£250

Reduction on cost of Halls**

*Subject to the student opening a UK bank account

**Please note, this will be a reduction on your University accommodation in Brook Street Halls (standard room) and will show on your statement.

  • Any scholarship decision made by Buckinghamshire New University is final.
  • Buckinghamshire New University will remove the scholarship 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.