Recognising your excellence
The Academic Achievement Award is in recognition of excellent entry qualifications and continuing excellence. The required grades are AAB+ or equivalent; please see the full list of eligible grade combinations for 2017-18 here
. Recipients will also be enrolled onto the Winchester Scholars Scheme
To continue to receive the award beyond the first year of your course, students will need to attain an average mark of at least 70% at the end of each year of study, as well as abiding by the attendance and activity requirements of the Winchester Scholars Scheme
each academic year.
Open to: Full-time undergraduate UK, EU and Channel Islands students (except for FdA Childhood Studies) who make the University of Winchester their firm choice institution by the UCAS deadline.
Criteria: Entry qualifications and course (except for FdA Childhood Studies).
Value: £500 p/a subject to academic achievement and active participation in the Winchester Scholars Scheme in 2017
£200 p/a subject to academic achievement and active participation in the Winchester Scholars Scheme in 2018
Access agreement: No
How to apply: No application is necessary
Recipients of Academic Achievement Awards will be notified in writing via their University email address after the start of the academic year. Recipients will be given the option to receive their Award as a fee waiver or a bursary. All students should initially apply for the full £9,250 Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance unless they wish to self-fund all or part of the course. If you opt for a fee waiver, your Tuition Fee Loan will be adjusted accordingly. If you opt for the Award to be paid as a bursary, it will be paid in February of the academic year.
Students cannot receive both the Academic Achievement Award and the Wessex Achievement Award; if students are eligible for both, the highest value Award is selected.
Wessex Achievement Award
The Wessex Achievement Award is for students enrolling at the University of Winchester in September 2016, who have met and exceeded the University's conditional offer by more than 80 UCAS points. Students cannot receive both the Academic Achievement Award and the Wessex Achievement Award - if students are eligible for both, the highest value Award is selected.