Bright Spark Scholarship Bright Spark Scholarship

The Bright Spark Scholarship rewards your academic achievement and research project with £3,000. 

What does the Bright Spark Scholarship cover?

£3,000 for academic achievement and a research project within one of UEA's core research areas £1,000 payment in year 1, 2 and 3 of your studies. Number available: Unlimited

Bright Spark Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • BBB at A level, or equivalent for alternative routes of entry as stated in terms and conditions
  • Achieving the required grades alongside excellent results in one of the following research projects:
  • Extended Project Qualification / EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Independent Research Project as part of the Access Diploma
  • Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives and Research
  • See terms and conditions for full details of project grade requirements
  • Your research project must contain a link to one of UEA's key research areas, this could relate to subjects from any one of UEA's four faculties, listed below
  • UEA must be your firm choice within UCAS

UEA faculties for research project focus

Arts and Humanities

Medicine and Health

Social Sciences


How do I apply for a Bright Spark Scholarship?

Click here to complete our undergraduate scholarship application form.

The deadline for 2020 is midnight on 22 March 2020.

Terms and conditions

Please ensure you fully review the Bright Spark Scholarship terms and conditions:

2019 Entry

2020 Entry 

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