Undergraduate Journalism Bursary

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The Royal Television Society is offering a Bursary Award.
In summary, the Bursary offers:

  • £3,000 in cash to support your living expenses; paid in three instalments of £1,000 in the February of each year.
  • Free membership of the Royal Television Society and affiliate membership of the Hospital Club.
  • One year’s free full membership of the Royal Television Society after graduation.
  • An offer of mentoring in your final year of study.

Applicants are able to apply for the bursaries as soon as UCLan is made their Conditional Firm choice. For more information, visit the Royal Television Society Bursaries page.

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The RTS bursary is for people who have not previously gained a degree or other higher-education qualification and have accepted an offer as their "firm choice" to study full-time on one of the accepted undergraduate courses.

Applicants must have a household income of no more than £25,000 and must be "home" full-time undergraduate students; applicants from the EU and abroad are not eligible.

The bursaried courses are:

All Journalism applicants will also automatically be considered for the Steve Hewlett Scholarship.

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Application Process

For further information on eligibility and how to apply, visit the RTS website.