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University Scholarship

The University Scholarship celebrates students who help to raise the profile of Edge Hill in a positive way through their exceptional contribution to the University.

University Scholarship winner Laura Flanagan, with her parents, shows her certificate at a Scholarship Awards Evening.

The award also recognises students who contribute to equal opportunities and diversity, rewarding notable contributions to equality in support of family origin, disability, gender, sexuality, religion, anti-poverty, anti-ageism or any form of anti-discrimination.

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Scholarship amount

The University Scholarship is worth £2,000.

Eligibility

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 2022/23, excluding students on courses of one-year or less in duration and those in the final year of courses which are longer than one year.

Please note, it is not possible to receive multiple scholarships in recognition of the same achievement. If you have previously been awarded a scholarship by Edge Hill University, a different achievement must be outlined in any nominations for the University Scholarship.

Permanent employees of the University, repeat year students and Erasmus students are not eligible for this award.

Categories

A significant contribution to the University might be shown through:

  • Peer mentoring;
  • Acting as a course or committee representative;
  • Being a Student Ambassador;
  • Volunteering or fundraising in the community;
  • Leading a sports team, an event or special project.

A significant contribution to equal opportunities and diversity might be shown through:

  • Research into understanding human rights and equality;
  • An educational campaign or classroom project aimed at highlighting equality and anti-discrimination issues;
  • Helping to improve understanding and access to healthcare and services;
  • Never letting particular personal circumstances affect your ability to achieve;
  • Inspiring and leading others.

Please note, the above examples of potential contributions to equal opportunities, diversity and the University are not intended to be comprehensive.

Case studies

Discover more about the achievements and endeavours of recent University scholars with our case studies of a selection of previous winners.

How do I apply?

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

Nominations for University Scholarships are due to open in early 2023. Please keep checking this page for updates about how and when nominations can be submitted.

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

A selection panel will judge all nominations received.

Contact us

If you have any queries about the University Scholarship, you can get in touch with us at [email protected] and we will be happy to assist you.