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What is a bursary? Jez, Wolverhampton


Our Answer:

In very simple terms, a bursary is free money! Bursaries are awarded by your university and usually you won’t have to pay anything back. They are given out according to your household income and are designed to help you with living costs. They are different from a scholarship – one of the main things being they are often automatic, non-competitive and you won’t need to apply for one. 

The amount different universities offer varies so make sure you check their website. Some might offer you what looks like a really generous amount, but check the small print as that might be split over three years. 

Have a look at what bursaries are currently available at UEA.

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