Scholarship Details

Scholarships for Russian students

The University offers scholarships for Russian students of high academic standing commencing their studies at the University of Bedfordshire.

To be eligible for the International Scholarships, applicants must be a Russian national or permanently domiciled in Russia,  must have applied for a course of study and hold an unconditional offer for a course at the University of Bedfordshire. The International Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

If you wish to be considered for this scholarship you will need to apply. Applicants cannot apply for the scholarship before being offered a study place at the University of Bedfordshire.

Please note that you can only be awarded ONE University of Bedfordshire scholarship.

To find out more about the International Scholarships, please see the 'International Scholarships' section:

International Scholarships Scheme

The International Students' Scholarships scheme (for non-EU students)

The International Students’ Scholarship Scheme is funded by the University directly and aims to provide financial assistance to students from overseas who are applying to study at the University of Bedfordshire.

There are two types available.

1. The University of Bedfordshire Scholarship – value GBP 1000

Award criteria for the University of Bedfordshire Scholarship

  • Academic Merit
  • Relevant work experience/ research
  • Ability to contribute to the University of Bedfordshire’s development

2. The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship – value GBP 4000

Award criteria for the Vice Chancellor's Scholarship

  • Available to undergraduate students who can demonstrate academic excellence and/or exceptional achievement within international industry.

Award of University of Bedfordshire and Vice Chancellor's Scholarships

  • University of Bedfordshire Scholarship awards will be made in the form of a tuition fee discount.
  • All Scholarship applications will be considered by the Scholarships committee which meets twice a year for September/October and January/February intakes
  • Scholarships will only be awarded for the first year of a programme
  • A student may not receive more than one scholarship
  • Application deadline for September/October intake is 01 September
  • Application deadline for January/February intake is 01 January
  • Successful applicants will be contacted via email, within 14 days of the closing date for applications.

Due to the large number of applicants and rising costs associated with this, we regret that it is no longer possible to write to unsuccessful applicants.

If you have not received a reply within 14 days of the published deadline date you should assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application. 

We hope that you will recognize that this is a practical necessity on our part and will support us in our efforts to direct valuable funds and resources towards educational provision.

How to apply

  • Only students who hold an unconditional offer from the University of Bedfordshire will be considered for Scholarship awards.
  • Download, print and complete an International Students' Scholarship form.
  • Attach copies of all requested additional paper work/documents.
  • Those students who hold conditional offers from the University and who wish to apply for a scholarship must submit their results to the University by 31 August, (31 December for January/February intake).
  • Only Successful applicants will be contacted via email 10 days after the closing deadlines

The closing dates for applications are:

  • for September/October entry: 01 September
  • for January/February entry: 01 January

Please return your completed application form to:

International Students' Scholarships
International Office
University of Bedfordshire
Luton campus
Park Square