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School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Fees and funding

Information about the funding options you have as an undergraduate student in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

In addition to student loans, you could be entitled to further funding options such as scholarships and bursaries.

Scholarships

Various scholarships may be available to you as a student in the School. You'll receive information on how to apply once your course begins.

The following scholarship is offered by the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences:

William Boyd Dawkins Scholarships

During the admissions cycle we'll be inviting applicants to visit the School for interviews. These will help us to select the recipients of our prestigious William Boyd Dawkins Scholarships (up to ten awards to the value of £1,000). These scholarships will be awarded in April to students who have accepted our offer at that time and will be dependant on A-level results. All applicants will be considered.

For geology and environmental science degrees:

  • Students who achieve the equivalent of AAA or better at A-level will be awarded £1,500 in their first year.
  • Students who achieve the equivalent of AAB at A-level will be awarded £1,000.

For petroleum engineering degrees:

  • Students who achieve the equivalent of A*AA or better at A-level will be awarded £1,500 in their first year.
  • Students who achieve the equivalent of AAA at A-level will be awarded £1,000.

The scholarship below is offered by the wider Faculty of Science and Engineering:

BP Stem Scholarships

Students joining the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences will be eligible to compete for a BP scholarship worth up to £20,000 (£5,000 per year). These highly prestigious scholarships are renewable for each year of study, provided you obtain full credits and an overall year mark of 60% or higher.

Several of these highly prestigious scholarships will be available across the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and all of our undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

The following scholarship is offered by The University of Manchester:

Manchester Access Programme

All students who we recruit from the Manchester Access Programme receive a scholarship of £1,000 in their first year.