UK/EU undergraduate scholarships

As an institution in the top one per cent of world universities (QS World University Ranking 2013-14) and a leading research-intensive university, we aim for excellence in all of our endeavours. We attract students of the highest calibre who will benefit from, and contribute to, the top-quality education on offer.

Undergraduate scholarships

Undergraduate scholarships

You don't need to apply separately for a scholarship.

Southampton Merit Scholarships - Students applying for 2015 entry

Our Southampton Merit Scholarships are worth £1000, and are awarded to the highest-achieving, first-year entry UK and EU students across the University (with the exception of Medicine and NHS-funded Health Science programmes). There is no need to apply and the criteria for the scholarship are as follows:

  1. You must exceed the grades contained within your offer.


  2. You must achieve a minimum of AAA or equivalent (for some subjects this may include your portfolio or audition).


  3. You must make University of Southampton your firm acceptance to be eligible.


  4. 'Your offer' will be the highest of any offers you are made, should you transfer to another course. In certain cases where a group of programmes share a first semester any scholarship will be based on the highest offer for that group of programmes.

You are eligible to be considered for a scholarship whether or not you are already receiving a University of Southampton bursary. Sum is payable at the end of the first term of study in year 1 only.

Some illustrative examples:

Southampton Merit Scholarships 2014

Find out more about our Scholarships for students applying for 2014 entry.

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