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Elaine Etherton scholarship

Elaine Etherton scholarship

This scholarship is offered as a tuition fee reduction of £3,500 per year for the first three years of study to a UK student of restricted means with outstanding academic potential and studying one of the degree courses listed below.

Am I eligible?

This scholarship is open to UK students with expected or final grades at GCE A-Level of AAA or equivalent and a strong personal statement.

You should also have a family income of less than £25,000 as verified by the Student Loans Company (SLC). You will need to confirm on your scholarship statement that you have applied or intend to apply for Student Finance. You will also need to give permission to the SLC to share your household income information and details of your maintenance loan application with Royal Holloway.

You must be studying for one of the following courses:

  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Biology
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences
  • BSc Molecular Biology
  • BSc Ecology and Conservation
  • BSc Medical Biochemistry
  • BSc Zoology
  • BSc Zoology with a year in industry
  • BSc Biology with a year in industry
  • BSc Biochemistry with a year in industry
  • BSc Molecular Biology with a year in industry
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences with a year in industry
  • BSc Medical Biochemistry with a year in industry
  • BSc Ecology and Conservation with a year in industry
  • BSc Digital Geosciences
  • BSc Environmental Geology
  • BSc Environmental Geology with a year in industry
  • BSc Geology
  • BSc Geology with a year in industry
  • BSc Petroleum Geology
  • MSci Environmental Geoscience
  • MSci Environmental Geoscience with a year in industry
  • MSci Environmental Geoscience with a year of international study
  • MSci Geoscience
  • MSci Geoscience with a year of international study
  • MSci Geoscience with a year of international study
  • BA Geography
  • BSc Geography
  • BA Human Geography
  • BSc Physical Geography
  • BSc Psychology
  • BSc Applied Psychology
  • BSc Psychology, Development & Developmental Disorders
  • BSc Psychology, Clinical Psychology & Mental Health
  • BSc Psychology, Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscience
  • MSci Psychology
  • BSc Criminology and Psychology
  • BSc Criminology and Psychology with a year in industry
  • MSci Physics
  • MSci Astrophysics
  • MSci Theoretical Physics
  • MSci Physics with Particle Physics
  • BSc Physics
  • BSc Astrophysics
  • BSc Theoretical Physics
  • BSc Physics with Particle Physics

How do I apply?

Scholarship applications for 2020 entry have now closed.

Please come back later this year for details of our 2021 entry scholarships. 

The scholarship is available as a tuition fee reduction for the first three years of study, unless you spend a year abroad or on an industrial placement. In such cases, the tuition fee reduction will be applied in year four, instead of year three.

If you are on a four-year course, with no industrial placement, or a five-year course with an industrial placement, the scholarship will be paid in the first three years of the degree course only.

Read our full terms and conditions.

If you have any queries please email study@royalholloway.ac.uk

You will need to write a scholarship statement of no more than 400 words, which should include:

  • academic achievements you are particularly proud of and why these really matter to you
  • why you have chosen to do the degree you have applied for
  • what your future aspirations are and how the scholarship will help you to achieve your future goals.
You need to also confirm:
  • that you have applied/or intend to apply for Student Finance
  • that your household income is less than £25,000

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