Crankstart Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • Up to £5,800

The Crankstart Scholarship provides a programme of enhanced support to UK residents from lower-income households who are studying for their first undergraduate degree.

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  • From mid-September each year, all students who have been resident in the UK for a period of at least three years (not for the purposes of education), commencing their first undergraduate degree and with a household income of £32,500 or less will be offered a Crankstart Scholarship.
  • The household income assessment used will be that carried out by your regional funding agency.

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Eligible students with a household income of £32,500 per year or less will receive generous bursary support, access to funded internships, volunteering opportunities and social and community building events.

As a Crankstart Scholar you will benefit from a bursary towards your living costs for each year of your course.

If your household income is assessed as being £7,500 or less, you will receive an annual bursary of £5,800. If your household income is between £7,500 and £32,500 you will receive an annual bursary of £5,000.


You do not need to apply. Scholarships are awarded to first year students on a rolling basis, according to the timing of their household income assessment, up to 30 May.