Adam Bell Scholarship

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Adam Bell Scholarship winner Husnain Shah shakes the hand of Tanya Byron at a Scholarship Awards Evening.The Adam Bell Scholarship recognises and celebrates students who make a significant contribution to the community of the University and/or who demonstrate qualities such as dedication, compassion to others, and resilience.

This may include students who:

  • Play for University teams;
  • Make a difference to others through small, everyday actions or just by being themselves;
  • Help others who are struggling on their course or who are having difficulty meeting deadlines.

Scholarship Amount

The Adam Bell Scholarship is worth £2,000.


Any student who is currently enrolled on a full-time programme at Edge Hill is eligible to be considered for this award in academic year 2020/21 (excluding permanent employees of the University, repeat year students and Erasmus students).

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Adam Bell

Edge Hill's first Scholarships Administrator Adam Bell.Adam Bell worked as the first Scholarships Administrator, and subsequently as an Assistant Registrar, in Academic Registry at Edge Hill University until his sudden death in July 2011 from a brain haemorrhage at the age of 27.

Adam was a delightful young man with a zest for life, a philosophy of giving to those less fortunate, and with a really promising future ahead of him.

The personal qualities exemplified by Adam are reflected in the spirit and values of this scholarship.

Case Studies

Discover more about the achievements and endeavours of Adam Bell scholars with our snapshots of a selection of previous winners.

How do I apply?

To be considered for the Adam Bell Scholarship, you will need to be nominated by an Edge Hill University student or a member of staff.

We encourage you to speak to your peers or your tutor to discuss your individual situation and your desire to be nominated.

To nominate someone for the Adam Bell Scholarship, you need to complete and submit our Adam Bell Scholarship Nomination Form. This is a shared nomination form for both the University Scholarship and Adam Bell Scholarship.

The closing date for nominations is Monday 31 May 2021 at 5pm.

Download the Adam Bell Scholarship nomination form

A selection panel will judge all nominations received.

Contact Us

If you have any queries about the Adam Bell Scholarship, you can get in touch with us at and we will be happy to assist you.

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