Academic Excellence RUK scholarship (September 2022)

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£3,000 per year of study
Level of study
Full time
Starting date
19 September 2022
Fee status
England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland

Closing date

Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 23:59 (UK time) 21 days left to apply





Additional requirements

To be eligible for the University of Dundee Academic Excellence bursary, you must meet all the following criteria:

  • You must be resident in the UK and classified as a Home RUK fee-paying student by the University of Dundee
  • You must have enrolled at the University of Dundee in September 2022 for your first undergraduate course in any of our schools, excluding Medicine, Dentistry, and Education and Social Work.
  • Have entry qualifications of AAB or above at A-Level

Further information

The bursary is awarded as a bursary paid directly to you in 3 instalments. The first payment is usually paid by the end of December in Semester 1.

Your fee status is confirmed in your Offer Letter, and we can only confirm your eligibility for the bursary after you have received your offer to study with us.

If you are not sure which school your course is delivered by, please check the course pages, which will give you further information.

If you do not have A-Levels, but meet other criteria for this bursary, you can look at our Academic Excellence RUK grade equivalencies for other types of qualifications we accept.

If your qualification is not listed on our grade equivalencies, this means we are not able to accept your qualification as an alternative to A-Levels.

Please read the Academic Excellence RUK bursary key facts document for further information.


How to apply

There is no separate application form for this bursary, as your eligibility will be assessed as part of your course application.

Once you have enrolled on your course at the University of Dundee, our Student Funding Team will contact you to confirm your award and let you know how and when your bursary will be paid. Please keep an eye on your student email account for any updates, as this is the only way we can contact you.

If you feel you should have been awarded this bursary and have not been notified by either our Admissions Team or Student Funding Team, please ensure you get in touch with our Student Funding Team by the end of Semester 1 2022/23.

Contact us

If the answer to your query is not included in our key facts document, please email We will need your Application ID number, or if you have not yet applied, please ensure you provide enough information to allow us to answer your enquiry.

To contact the Student Funding Team, please email