Stoller Scholarship

Academic year
Amount £3,000

Overview

Introduction and background 

The university is pleased to announce that from September 2016 onwards the Stoller Scholarship will be available. Therefore students commencing relevant courses in 2018/19 may apply for this award. Funding for this scholarship has kindly been offered by the Stoller Charitable Trust, with the intention of widening participation to provide educational opportunities to the widest range of individuals. The purpose of the fund is to enhance the chance of students in receipt of the award of future success through education, life skills and employment prospects. The award will be available for full-time U.K. and E.U. students commencing on an undergraduate course at University of Bolton from September 2018 onwards subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria shown below and the number of scholarships available, and is a cash award paid over the duration of the course of study for up to a maximum of three academic years. 

Amount

There will be a total of ten scholarships available in each academic year, the maximum total value of each award being £3,000. The award will be paid at a rate of £1,000 cash per academic year subject to continued fulfillment of the terms and conditions of the award. The maximum duration of each award will be three academic years. Subject to the application with all supporting evidence having been received from students who are successful in being allocated an award, payment will be made during November in each academic year of the duration of the award.   

Eligibility

All students must have commenced on the first year of an undergraduate full-time course of study at University of Bolton in the 2018/19 academic year. The course must be delivered at the University of Bolton and not at a partner or franchise partner college.

Students must be publicly funded via the Student Loans Company or self-funded and not sponsored by a third party for example an employer.

At the time immediately preceding enrolment with the university students must reside at home addresses within the following postcodes in the Oldham area: OL1, OL2, OL3, OL4, OL8, OL9, or M35.

Evidence of the home address as stated above must be provided with the application form before an award can be considered. Acceptable evidence may be one of the following, Driving Licence, Utility Bill, Phone Bill or Bank Statement in the student’s own name.

Application

Applicants are required to complete an application form including a written statement of a minimum of 250 words to a maximum of 500 words which outlines how they think the scholarship would make a difference to their studies. Application forms are available from here

Applications will only be considered if they are fully completed and include proof of a relevant home address.  The application deadline for students commencing in September 2018 is 28th September 2018.

In the case that the number of eligible applicants exceeds the number of awards available for the given academic year the decision on the award will be made by a designated university panel.

Payment 

Payments will be made in one instalment of £1,000 each in each academic year, for up to a maximum of three academic years directly into the student’s bank account, subject to continuing fulfilment of the terms and conditions of the award. Payments will be made in November.    

For students who are studying on a two year course for example a Foundation Degree the award will be paid for up to a maximum of two academic years.

For students who are studying on a four year course for example a degree which includes year zero study, the award will be paid for up to a maximum of three academic years, during the first three years of study. 

Deadline

Application will close on 28 September 2018

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