The Money Advice Service is here to provide students and potential students at the University of Worcester with welfare and financial advice and support.

To arrange an appointment with a Money Adviser, please email firstpoint or phone 01905 54 2551.   

Bursaries and Scholarships

For more information about the scholarships offered by the University of Worcester, please see the scholarships webpage.

Reach Award

Year One full-time Home and EU undergraduate students starting in academic year 2020/21 and responsible for paying their own full tuition fees of £9,250 (e.g. not NHS funded) will receive a bursary of £100 credit to their Reach Account, and eligible Year 2 and 3 students will receive £50 credit. 

You can find more information on the Reach Account webpage.

Academic Achievement Scholarships of £1,000

The University awards scholarships of £1000 to eligible undergraduate students in their first and second year of a degree course or first year of a Foundation degree or HND on the basis of their academic achievement at the University.       

Students do not apply for these scholarships as they are awarded to eligible students with the best academic profiles across the University.

Choral Scholarships

In partnership with Worcester Cathedral, Choral Scholarships of £2,000 are available to young men with counter-tenor, tenor and baritone / bass voices and are aimed at encouraging young singers to become part of the long-standing tradition of Cathedral Music, while pursuing a course of study. The scholarships are available to students in the first, second or third year of an undergraduate course.

Scholars will receive £2,000, paid in instalments over 12 months, private singing tuition and support from a Principal Lay Clerk. In addition to regular services, the post will give an opportunity to sing with the Cathedral Choir in concerts, recordings, tours and the world famous Three Choirs Festival, for which additional remuneration will be paid.

For further information please contact the Worcester Cathedral Music Administrator:

Sports Kit Bursary

University of Worcester offer a bursary for the minimum kit bundle for a limited number of School of Sport and Exercise Science students who are in financial need. If you are receiving full funding from Student Finance and would like to be considered for this bursary, please contact Andrea Bower as soon as possible with evidence of your Student Finance funding. The closing date for this bursary is the 31st of October.

University of Worcester Sports Scholarships

Sports scholarships are available to talented athletes in a range of sports. If awarded a Sports Scholarship students will be placed on one of two pathways: Dual Career Scholarship Student (DCSS) or Performance Potential (PP) as follows:

Dual Career Scholarship Student (DCSS)
As part of this pathway you'll receive:
  • Individual S & C
  • Individualised Sports Therapy and injury prevention
  • Lifestyle advisor and academic support
  • Performance Analysis Access
  • University of Worcester Clothing bundle
  • Gym membership
  • Anti-doping education (inc ADAMS)
  • Financial Support (up to £2,000)
  • Sports psychology support
  • Nutritional support
  • Fitness testing

Performance Potential (PP)
As part of this pathway you'll receive:
  • Individual S & C
  • Access to Sports Therapy clinic
  • Lifestyle advisor
  • Performance Analysis Access
  • University of Worcester Clothing bundle
  • Gym membership
  • Anti-doping education
  • Financial Support (up to £1,000)

For further details on eligibility, criteria and how to apply please visit the School of Sports and Exercise Science scholarships pages on the University’s website. For general information about Sports Scholarship opportunities please email the Sports Office.