Scholarships & Funding

We would like to thank Dorothy Walters-Godfree, Elly Williams, Nick Berry, Anna & Grace McQuaid, Margaret Dewey, Santander, Kathryn & Simon Arnold and the Cullum Family for their generous contributions to the Scholarship and Tuition Award programme.

The ARTS Scholarship Programme supports students who are keen to develop their individual arts interests alongside their studies. Successful applicants to the programme can receive up to £1500 (usually £1000) a year, for up to three years and be part of the scholar network, collaborating with like-minded peers and performing at our excellence showcase.

ARTs SCHOLARS typically have a high level of experience in one of the art forms below. Scholars may have shown their work in exhibitions, performances, and/or have won awards. There are scholarships available to all students in any year of study, in the following art forms:

  • Performing Arts (including acting, music, dancing, singing, spoken word, musical theatre, circus etc.)
  • Technical Services Skills
  • Visual Arts (inc. photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, digital, video art etc.)
  • Excellence in piano

This list is not exhaustive so please contact us if you would like to apply citing an art form not listed above.

ARTS SCHOLARS BENEFIT from a comprehensive scholarship programme which provides the following developmental opportunities:

  • Beneficiaries of the Scholarship will receive up to £1500 (usually £1000) a year, with the opportunity to reapply for up to 3 years.
  • Work with the Edge Arts team, mentors and professional artists
  • Performance experience and public showcase opportunity at our annual excellence showcase
  • Be part of the scholar network and collaborate with fellow scholars, arts groups and external artists at socials and workshops
  • Opportunities to represent the University of Bath at events and functions.

“I have loved being a music scholar this year, it has allowed and encouraged me to keep my music going; something that I was worried would slip behind when I came to university. The scholarship has been such a great platform for performance opportunities and to meet other like-minded musicians who are fun to work with.” 2016 – 2017 Music Scholar

Discover more about the 2017/2018 Arts Scholars here.

Applications for 18/19 ARE NOW open. The deadline for submission IS mon 08 oct 2018. If you have any questions please contact

ALL APPLICANTS MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND THE GUIDANCE NOTES BEFORE APPLYING TO THE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME. Please submit your application form and/ or any enquiries, along with any accompanying documentation to

Arts Scholarship Guidance Notes (word) (with showcase dates)

Arts Scholarship Guidance Notes PDF (with showcase dates)

Arts Scholarship Application Form (word)

Arts Scholarship Application Form PDF

Technical Services Application Form (word)

Technical Services Application Form PDF

Tuition Awards are granted annually to students who would benefit from financial support to start or continue tuition in their chosen field. The award will cover the costs for tuition in the Spring 2018 Semester. Students applying for a Tuition Award must meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility to study at the University of Bath as an undergraduate
  • Must be in receipt of Bath Bursary, Income Related Scholarship or Gold Scholarship
  • A demonstrable commitment to personal arts progression and a good standard in arts practice.

Tuition Award Guidance Notes WORD

Tuition Award Guidance Notes PDF

Tuition Award Application Form WORD

Tuition Award Application Form PDF

Applications for 2018-19 Tuition Awards ARE NOW OPEN. The deadline for submission IS Fri 30 Nov 2018. Please return to this page from 20 Aug for more information and to download an application form. If you have any questions please contact

Edge arts DEVELOPMENT FUND Exclusively for University of Bath Students. Are you part of a group, student Society or an individual that plans to develop an artistic project, performance or workshop? Each year Edge Arts allocates a pot of money for students or societies to apply for to financially support student led arts events and activity on campus. This could be for a series of workshops, a particular event or even some equipment.

You must be part of the Edge Arts Community to apply to the Development Fund and your project or event must also be available to other Edge Arts Community members. Apart from that, we’re open to suggestions! Please apply at least 3 weeks before the event/project as funding can not be provided in retrospect.

To apply please download the application below and return it to Student Arts Development Manager, Alex Homewood

Edge Arts Development Fund Application Form

Edge Arts Development Fund Application Word doc