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Subject Achievement Scholarship (Marketing and Communication)

Passionate about the subject you’re coming to study? Worked hard to make a difference in your community, school or college, through voluntary work or work experience?

If this sound likes you, then this scholarship is the perfect award to recognise your success and provide some additional support during your time as a BU student.

Key information 


September 2018. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

  • UK/EU students who select BU as their firm choice in the eligible courses (see below)
  • Students who meet or exceed the minimum entry requirements
  • Have demonstrated commitment to their area of study through additional work experience, voluntary or community work
  • Applicants for one year Top-up courses are not eligibile for this scholarship
  • Applicants for courses offered through partner colleges are not eligible for this scholarship
  • This scholarship is not open to students starting study in 2019/20 (i.e. students who defer their place)
  • Applicants are only eligible for the Subject Achievement Scholarship (excludes all other BU scholarships)
  • 3 x £3,000 payments over three years of study (excludes placement year/postgraduate year, if applicable)
  • First-choice accommodation
  • Welcome pack for Arrivals week, including vouchers and BU merchandise
  • Choice of SportBU membership or a contribution to a club or society to be taken in any year of study (for one year only)
Number available 1
Need to fill in an application Yes (applications open in March 2018)
Deadline 31 August 2018

We’ll give you a package of benefits worth up to £10,000, offered over the three years of your course, including £9,000 in instalments and guaranteed first-choice accommodation. Have a BU Halls of Residence in mind? With this scholarship, you'll have the reassurance that you’ll be living there.

Applications will be considered by a panel of Bournemouth University staff on the information that is provided in your application form.

You’ll receive the cash element of your scholarship in nine instalments, during each year of academic study. You’ll receive a pre-paid card with the first instalment loaded onto it in October 2018. You will be advised of the full terms and conditions when you collect your card following enrolment at BU.  

Eligible courses

  • BA (Hons) Marketing Communications
  • BA (Hons) Public Relations
  • BSc (Hons) Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Advertising

The legal bit

Scholarships are reviewed on a regular basis and the university reserves the right to withdraw, amend or introduce new scholarships at any time. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability. Scholarship is awarded in your first year only, unless stated otherwise.

For further details, please view our Scholarship Policy.