Bursaries and scholarships 2016-17

All student awards

Alumni Progression Bursary

A tuition fee discount of up to 20% is available to students who progress to a non-government/research funded postgraduate programme at the university having completed either an undergraduate degree programme, certain short course programmes or an exchange programme at one of the university's main campuses, Partner, Network or Collaborative colleges.

 The 20% discount is applicable to programmes as listed below. Programmes within Faculties which are not listed below, will attract an alumni discount of 10%.

Programmes attracting a 20% discount in 2016-2017

Programmes that attract the higher rate discount of 20% are:

Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities: All taught programmes

Faculty of Business: No programmes are included

Faculty of Education and Health: MSc Psychology (conversion)

Faculty of Engineering and Science: All taught programmes 

The discount is applicable to the fee due after any other allowances have been deducted where applicable. This bursary is applicable in addition to the International Nationality Scholarship, the First Class Honours Scholarship and the prompt payment discount where eligibility in each case is met.

MPhil and PhD, students within the Faculty of Engineering and Science who are in receipt of the MSc Scholarship and students in receipt of the Fast Forward Masters Scholarship are not included in this 20% offer or the 10% offer.

Students studying in the Medway School of Pharmacy are not eligible for this award.

First Class Honours Bursary

A 10% tuition fee discount is available to students that achieve a first class degree upon completion of an undergraduate degree and continue their study to postgraduate level.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • applicants must have received a first class honours degree from the University of Greenwich and must not be progressing to a government/research funded programme or postgraduate programme that attracts an undergraduate fee such as PGCE.

This bursary can be awarded in addition to the Alumni Progression Bursary and the 5% prompt payment discount.

This bursary is not available to students in the Medway School of Pharmacy and it is also not available to students in receipt of a Fast Forward Masters Scholarship.

Sports and leisure awards

David Fussey Choral Exhibition Bursary

This cash bursary of £1,000pa (payable in two £500 instalments) is awarded for a maximum of three years and is available to all students at the university who join the University of Greenwich Choir.

The bursary is awarded in memory of Dr David Fussey, the late Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich, who gained great enjoyment from singing in choirs. If you have choral experience and pass the audition to join the choir, you may apply.

The choral exhibitioner must remain an active member of the choir, attend all rehearsals and give full support to the university's Music Director. In the second year, the choral exhibitioner, in conjunction with the Music Director, is responsible for publicity and general administrative tasks for the choir. The closing date for applications each year is 30 September.

London awards

Sir William Boreman's Foundation

The Foundation provides bursaries to permanent residents of the London boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham. Bursaries can be used for travel, equipment, tuition fees, university excursions and general living expenses. UK full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible to apply.

Am I eligible?

In order to be eligible for this bursary, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have lived in the borough for a minimum of three years.
  • Applicants must be under 25.
  • Applicants must have a family residual income in the region of £25,000 a year. 

The Foundation is awarded for one academic session only. Students that continue to meet the eligibility criteria may apply each year for further awards. Payments for successful applicants are made following assessment at any point throughout the academic year. The university will endeavour to assess applications and make payment within 4 weeks.

Research studentships

Research studentships are available on some of our postgraduate programmes. For a full list of current studentships please visit http://www2.gre.ac.uk/research/study/studentships.

Fast Forward Master's Scholarships and Fee Waivers

Our new scheme for high-performing graduates, with special funding and support.

International scholarships and bursaries

Learn about bursaries and scholarships available to international students.