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The Strawberry Hill History Scholarship

We can help you pursue your passion for History at St Mary’s University, with our Strawberry Hill History Scholarship.

As a History student at St Mary's, you will benefit from a wide breadth of choice across the programme and dedicated academic staff who are keen to ensure that you achieve your very best.

Our curriculum is designed on the principle of research-led teaching: you will be taught by historians who are experts in their fields.

We are ranked the number one History department in London for teaching quality, and number two for student experience (Times Good University Guide, 2019). We care about excellence.

If you also care about academic excellence and quality teaching and learning, and you want to study in London, then you can apply for a scholarship that will help to reduce the costs of going to University. This means that your hard work at school will be recognised by your lecturers at university, and should help you cover the costs of studying so that you can focus on your course.

Scholarship for 2020 entrants

The Strawberry Hill History Scholarship

St Mary’s University shares its Strawberry Hill campus with the Gothic mansion built by Horace Walpole, an acclaimed writer and patron of the 18th century, and the third son of Britain’s first modern Prime Minister. To recognise the unique history of Strawberry Hill, the university is launching the Strawberry Hill History Scholarship, worth £1,250 for each year of your degree in History*.

To be eligible for the Scholarship, you must:

  1. Achieve a B in A-Level history
  2. Apply through UCAS for Single Honours History, and meet all of the normal criteria for acceptance
  3. Be classified as a ‘Home’ or EU student for fee status purposes
  4. Apply by the UCAS deadline in the year of application
  5. Accept a place on the Single Honours History course by 1st May 2020

There is no application form: the Scholarship will be awarded to any student applying in the 2019/20 UCAS cycle who satisfies all of these criteria. Once you have enrolled the scholarship will be paid in three instalments across the year.

Please note that any final offer of an award will be subject to you accepting St Mary’s University as your first choice institution and enrolling in September 2020.

The university reserves the right to withdraw the award at any time should you behave in a manner that brings either yourself, or the university, into disrepute, you are subject to any academic or non-academic misconduct procedures or you are a university debtor.

The scholarship will be renewed annually for three years of study provided that:

  1. You maintain an attendance rate of 70% or above
  2. You successfully complete a minimum of 100 credits and progress to your next level of study

*£1,250 bursary paid in three instalments after the payment of tuition fees. subject to meeting attendance and achievement benchmarks in each year.