RUK Access Bursary

RUK Access Bursary

The bursary supports talented students who may not be able to take their place at University for reasons of financial hardship. It is available to new entrant full-time, undergraduate students of the University of Glasgow who are fully registered for the up coming academic session, ordinarily domiciled in England, Wales or Northern Ireland and paying annual tuition fees of £9,250 per annum.

  • Students must be UK Nationals who are normally resident in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Students must be paying an annual tuition fee of £9,250
  • Household income is verified as under the agreed threshold
  • Be undertaking your first undergraduate degree
  • Nursing students are not eligible.
  • If you are required to repeat any year of study, the payment will not be awarded for that year.

Please see here for full details and criteria for 2024 entry.

Eligible countries/regions

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Wales

Eligible programmes


Award will be made based on household income level and will be awarded as cash payment.

The bursary is paid in 10 instalments from end of October until end of July.

How to apply

There is no application for the RUK Access Bursary, the information you provide in your application for fees and/or cost-of-living support to Student Finance England/Northern Ireland/Wales will be used to assess your eligibility for the bursary.

Should you be awarded the RUK Access Bursary, you will be informed in October. We thank you for your patience.