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As part of the University of Chester’s commitment to widening participation to Higher Education (HE), we are offering an Undergraduate Travel Bursary to support individuals who have specific characteristics typically underrepresented in HE.

The bursary is to cover travel costs for up to 2 people, totalling up to a maximum of £100, for attending Undergraduate Experience/Visit and Interview days held at our University campuses.

Are you Eligible?

Individuals can apply for a Travel Bursary if they have been invited to attend one of the following events:

  • Undergraduate Experience/Visit Days
  • Undergraduate Interview Days

Eligible individuals must have applied for a full time or part time undergraduate degree programme at one of our campuses and meet at least one of the criteria outlined below in order to apply:

  • Be eligible for free school meals or pupil premium
  • Looked after Children / have been in local authority care
  • Young Carer

This fund is for UK residents only. All awards are made on a discretionary basis and are subject to funding. Each case will be assessed individually.

You will need to complete the Undergraduate Experience/Visit Day and Interview Day Travel Bursary Application Form as well as the Expense Claim Form.