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  • Academic Excellence (Rest of UK) Scholarship


    • Publication date

      February 2018 - There is no application for this Scholarship, as it will be automatically awarded if you meet the eligibility criteria.

    • Fee Status

      Rest of UK

    • Subject

      Anatomy / Forensic Anthropology / Forensic and Medical Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Archives and Record Management, Art and Design, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Business (Accountancy / Economics / Finance / International Business), Careers, Civil Engineering, Community Learning and Development, Computing, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, English / Creative Writing / Film Studies, European Studies, Geography / Environmental Science, History, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing and Health Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology

    • Value

      £3,000 per year of study

    • Level of Study


    • Mode of Study


    • Start Date

      September 2018

    • Duration

      Up to 5 years

    • Helps With

      Living costs

    • Country of domicile

      UK: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales



The Academic Excellence Scholarship is available to students who have begun their studies at the University of Dundee. You must:

  1. Be studying undergraduate degree not in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry or Education and Social Work.
  2. Are classified as RUK fee status by the University of Dundee. You will be notified of your fee status upon application;
  3. Be resident in the UK;
  4. Have met all the academic conditions attached to your offer of entry;
  5. Be studying at the University of Dundee for your first undergraduate degree. You will not be eligible if you have  transferred from another UK Higher Education institution or if you already have an undergraduate degree (from any University)
  6. Have entry qualifications of AAB or above at A-Level, please check our entry equivalencies.

Further Information

The Academic Excellence scholarship is available to you if you are an undergraduate student in your first year of study at the University of Dundee.

The value of the scholarship is £3,000 per year of study in the years in which you pay a full tuition fee, however to continue to receive the scholarship each year you will need to meet the progression criteria which is determined by the University. We will notify you each academic year if you are entitled to receive the scholarship.

The scholarship will be paid in 3 instalments – at the end of November 2018, the end of February 2019 and the end of April 2019 in equal amounts. When you are notified of your eligibility for an award, full details will be given about the process for payment.

For further information please look at our Terms and Conditions.

How to Apply

Once you have submitted your course application and have been made an offer of entry to the University of Dundee, whether conditional or unconditional, we will notify you via email if you are eligible for the award.

The scholarship will be awarded to you after you have matriculated onto your course, and our Student Funding department will be in contact with you.

Contact Us

If you have not yet applied to the University of Dundee and would like further information on the scholarship, then please email contactus@dundee.ac.uk using Academic Excellence Scholarship as the subject.

If you have already applied to your programme, you will be notified in your Admissions Letter that you are entitled to receive this scholarship.