Funding and fees


Tuition fees and student loans

Please visit the University's dedicated funding and fees pages for information about tuition fees and student loans.


Our 2016 International Scholarship Fund (ISF) of over £1.5M offers more than 100 awards across all academic levels (for entry in 2016).

Cardiff University Scholarships

The University awards a number of scholarships to the best qualified students each year. They are allocated on academic merit and will be made available on enrolment. You will automatically be considered and no application is necessary. Please visit the Cardiff University Scholarships pages for more information.

School of Engineering UG Scholarships for 2016/17 Entry

For 2016/17 entry, the School of Engineering is making available a number of undergraduate scholarships for home and EU students who achieve excellent A level or equivalent grades. Students enrolling in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Integrated Engineering degree programmes will need to achieve AAA (including Maths) or equivalent qualifications to be eligible. Students enrolling in Civil, Civil and Environmental, Architectural, Mechanical or Medical Engineering will need to achieve A*AA (including Maths) or equivalent qualifications.  Students wishing to take advantage of these scholarships will need to have accepted Cardiff University as their firm choice by 8th June 2016. For the full terms and conditions attached to these scholarships please download our terms and conditions document. If you need any further information or advice concerning these scholarships please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Power Academy Scholarships

Students on electrical and electronic engineering related degree programmes can apply for Power Academy scholarships. These scholarships provide financial assistance for tuition fees and living costs. Please visit the Power Academy website for more information.

UKESF Scholarships

The UK Electronic Skills Foundation offers scholarships to selected UK and EU undergraduate students studying electronic engineering at partner universities. Students enrolled on electrical and electronic engineering related degree programmes are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Successful candidates are matched with sponsoring companies for scholarships that include:

  • Annual bursaries
  • Paid summer work placements
  • Industrial mentoring
  • Professional development training at UKESF Summer Workshops
  • Opportunities to build relationships with potential employers

Students can apply for a scholarship in any year of their degree except the final year. To find out more or to apply for a scholarship please visit the UK Electronic Skills Foundation website.

Cardiff University Bursaries

Cardiff University is committed to ensuring that everyone who has the ability to study at Cardiff is able to do so whatever their financial circumstances. Cardiff University Bursaries can provide additional financial support if you are from a lower income background. This money is available on top of government funded maintenance grants and loans. Visit the Cardiff University Bursaries webpages to find out more.