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?

Sorry, the deadline for 2020 has now passed.


Terms and conditions

Please ensure you read the Undergraduate Scholarships General Terms and Conditions - 2020 entry


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