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.


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.

Power Academy Scholarships

Students of Electronic and Communications Engineering or Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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 Electronics and Communications Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree programmes are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

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

  • Annual bursaries of up to £1,575
  • 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.

Elite Engineering Scholarships

The Cardiff School of Engineering is pleased to announce details of the Elite Engineering Scholarships for undergraduate students (BEng/MEng) in 2014/15.

"These merit-based scholarships will help us in our continued quest to recruit the most talented engineering students in the world. They will give high-calibre students the opportunity to study at a world-leading, research-intensive university and are some of the most competitive funding packages offered in the UK." - Director of School of Engineering, Professor Phil Bowen.

UK and EU student scholarship details (pdf)

International student scholarship details (pdf)

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 will be available in 2013 to 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 our pages on Cardiff University Bursaries to find out more.