Donor-Funded Scholarships For SEE

Thanks to the generosity of our incredible alumni, supporters, and industry partners, we are able to offer numerous donor-funded scholarships and bursaries for students within the School of Science, Engineering and Environment. 

Scholarships & Bursaries for 2022/23

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Take a look through the drop-down lists below, to find out more about the scholarships and bursaries available to students within the School of Science, Engineering and Environment during the 2022/23 academic year. 

You will also find information on how to apply near the bottom of the page, but please ensure you meet the requirements before submitting your application by reviewing the eligibility criteria for each scholarship/bursary. Your degree programme is also a criteria for each scholarship, so ensure yours is listed before applying. 

Level 4/Year 1 Scholarships

David Tupman Engineering Scholarship

Salford alumnus and former Vice President of Apple, David Tupman, has generously funded this scholarship. 

There is one scholarship available for a Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate student completing a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • Female student – our data shows that we have a low representation of female students in this subject area, so this scholarship has been designed to help increase the number of women in STEM-related fields.
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
  • Your permanent home address must be located in the North West of England. 
  • Have at least 112 UCAS points or equivalent.
£9,000 over three academic years Autumn 2022

Gerry Mason Engineering Scholarship

The Gerry Mason Engineering Scholarship is kindly funded by the Mason family in memory of Gerry Mason, founder of the Morson Group

There are three scholarships available for Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate students completing a degree in the following programmes:

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
  • Your permanent home address must be located in the North West of England.
  • Have at least 112 UCAS points or equivalent.
£9,000 over three academic years Autumn 2022

Gittins Family Trust Scholarships

The Gittins Family Trust, a charitable trust of a Salford alumnus, have funded this scholarship.

There are three scholarships available for Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate students completing a degree in the following programmes:

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • Female student – our data shows that we have a low representation of female students in this subject area, so this scholarship has been designed to help increase the number of women in STEM-related fields.
  • From a household income of £25,000 - £40,000 per annum.
£3,000 over three academic years Autumn 2022

Hg Access to Tech Scholarships

Hg is Europe’s largest investor in software and technology, with an investment portfolio of 40 businesses across Europe and North America, a collective value of over $70bn and around 50,000 employees. 

Hg is passionate about talent and skills within the tech industry, and is supporting this scholarship, principally initiated and funded by Hg’s Executive Chairman and Senior Partner, Nic Humphries, who is also a Salford alumnus.

There are three scholarships available for Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate students completing a degree in a STEM course - Science, Technology (Computing), Mathematics or Engineering related programmes. 

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
£9,000 over three academic years Autumn 2022

Intelligent FS Scholarships

Intelligent FS, an organisation which provides bespoke, ambitions solutions for clients in the construction industry across the country, funds the scholarship to support students in the industry. 

There is one scholarship available for a Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate student completing a degree in Quantity Surveying, and one scholarship available for a Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate student completing a degree in Construction Project Management

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
£6,000 over three academic years

Autumn 2022

Peter Casey Scholarship

Peter Casey, founder of The Casey Group, funds this scholarship to award high-achieving students.

There is one scholarship available for a Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate student completing a degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Project Management

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
£3,000 over three academic years

Spring 2023

Please note applications for this scholarship will open early 2023 - we will update this page once applications are live. 

Steve Pearce Biochemistry Scholarship

Salford alumnus and Founder and CEO of Omega Ingredients Ltd, Steve Pearce, is generously funding this scholarship. 

There is one scholarship available for a Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate student completing a degree in Biochemistry or Biochemistry with Studies in the USA

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
£9,000 over three academic years, plus £5,000 support during an industry placement year. Autumn 2022

Level 5/Year 2 Scholarships

IRIS Scholarships

The IRIS Scholarships are funded by IRIS, one of the UK's largest private software companies. 

There are three scholarships available for Level 4 (Year 1), undergraduate students completing a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
£6,000 over two academic years Autumn 2022

TWf Scholarship

The Temporary Works forum (TWf), an organisation which works within the temporary works industry, charitably gifted this scholarship to support students with specific research interests.

There are three scholarships available for Level 5 (Year 2), undergraduate students completing a Civil Engineering degree, with an interest in learning more about temporary works in the construction industry. 

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
  • An interest in temporary works and conducting research in this area. 
£4,500 over two academic years Autumn 2022

Taught Master's Scholarships

TWf Scholarship

The Temporary Works forum (TWf), an organisation which works within the temporary works industry, charitably gifted this scholarship to support students with specific research interests.

There is one scholarship available for postgraduate student completing a taught Master's degree in Structural Engineering, with an interest in learning more about temporary works in the construction industry. 

Eligibility criteria Value of award Start date
  • From a low-income background – a household income of £25,000 or less per annum (please see below for a full definition).
  • An interest in temporary works and conducting research in this area. 
£3,000 over one academic years Autumn 2022

Please note applications for this scholarship will open early 2023 - we will update this page once applications are live. 

More Information

A Low-income Background

To evidence a low-income background – household income of £25,000 or less per annum – the student must have provided Student Finance (England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland) with sufficient information to enable a full financial assessment, with consent from the student and their sponsor(s) to share this data with the University. The University of Salford will then use the result of the financial assessment to confirm low-income eligibility.

Terms and Conditions

Before submitting your application, please read our Application Guidelines and Terms and Conditions. 

Disclaimer

Please note our scholarships and bursaries are reviewed on a regular basis and the University reserves the right to withdraw, amend, or introduce new scholarships and bursaries at any time. All scholarships and bursaries are offered subject to funding and availability. 

Application Guidelines

  • When applying for a scholarship/bursary, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria by reading through the content above. 
  • Whilst you can only submit one application form, if you would like to apply for more than one of our scholarships/bursaries, you will have the opportunity to notify us of this towards in the application form - please note successful applicants will only receive one scholarship or bursary. 
  • To apply, you must be registered as a full-time student at the University of Salford. 
  • To apply, you must be a resident of the United Kingdom – if you are an international student, please visit International Scholarships.
  • You are not required to submit any transcripts or qualifications - if your scholarship/bursary is awarded based on previous grades, we will verify these with the Student Records team. 
  • To help us verify your household income status, the University of Salford must have access to this information through the Student Finance Company - please ensure you have authorised this. 
  • Please submit your application prior to the deadline – any applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
  • We reserve the right to extend the deadline for applications. 

Terms and Conditions

  1. Donor-funded scholarships and bursaries are available to applicants who are:
    • A UK resident.
    • Studying full-time, on-campus for the duration of their programme.
    • Studying an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate programme – please refer to the eligibility criteria for each scholarship programme. 
  2. Our current scholarships and bursaries are not available to students studying a foundation year, part-time, a degree apprenticeship, distance or blended learning, or where the programme is delivered through a partner institution; however, this is subject to change.
  3. If you have already received a scholarship, you will not be eligible to apply for another.
  4. To accept the award, students must complete a Grant Acceptance form and Student Payment Account form – these will be sent to successful applicants directly. 
  5. No award is confirmed until we have verified that you are registered at the University of Salford and engaged with your course – this will be done with Student Records.
  6. All decisions are confidential, and recipients must not share the information via social media or other platforms, such as LinkedIn, until permitted by the Alumni Engagement & Development team.
  7. You can apply for more than one scholarship or bursary, but you are only eligible to receive one award.
    • If you are eligible to apply for more than one of the donor-funded scholarships or bursaries, you will have the opportunity to notify us of this towards the end of the application form – please only submit one application form.
  8. The University may cancel any award at any point and seek repayment of any monies already paid by appropriate means if the student is found to have claimed under false information.
  9. If your academic progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory or you no longer meet the eligibility criteria, the University will terminate the scholarship/bursary and you will no longer be eligible for the award in subsequent years. Satisfactory progress is defined as progressing onto the next stage of your programme of study at the first attempt without reassessment.
  10. Awards will not normally be terminated, nor repayment required on the basis of academic failure, but will not be paid during any repeat year or part-year.
  11. If a student completes an industry placement year, they will not receive any funding during that year – payments will continue upon your return to the University.
  12. If a student withdraws from their studies or is required to withdraw, no further payments will be made, and you may be required to repay the grant awarded to you.
  13. The University reserves the right to terminate an award and demand repayment on funds already paid, in case of disciplinary action against an award-holder.
  14. All donor-funded scholarship and bursary recipients must consent to:
    • Us using your photo and any written materials or videos you have produced to publicise our scholarships.
    • Submitting at least two written or video updates for the donor during every academic year.
    • Attending a virtual or in-person ‘meet and greet’ with the donor.
    • Participating in additional activities organised by your donor, these may include workshops or industry experience opportunities – any additional obligations will be made clear to each scholarship/bursary recipient before being awarded.
  15. All decisions are final. We are unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.

How to apply

To apply for a scholarship or bursary, please access the link below to complete our application form. Please note that applications close on Wednesday 12 October 2022 and successful applicants will be contacted by the Development team by mid-November. 

The majority of our scholarships are subject-specific, so please ensure your degree programme comes under the eligibility criteria before applying.

If you have any specific questions regarding the scholarships and bursaries, please email: supporters@salford.ac.uk