The Alumni Loyalty Discount will be awarded to full-time and part-time UK and EU Masters students, irrespective of their financial means, who progress to a University of Bolton Taught Masters Course, having first completed an undergraduate Higher Education (HE) course of study or PGCE/PGDE/PDE/Cert Ed at University of Bolton. You must also have registered to become a member of the University of Bolton Alumni Association.
To register to become an Alumni member and for more information about Alumni please visit the link below:
£1,000 will be paid as a tuition fee waiver. For both full-time and part time students this award will be made over the anticipated duration of the course.
Eligibility for the Alumni Loyalty Discount
In order to apply you will need to demonstrate that:
- You have successfully completed an undergraduate H.E. course of study or PGCE/PGDE/PDE/Cert Ed at University of Bolton. There is no restriction on how long ago you completed the qualifying course.
- You must be studying a full-time or part-time Taught Masters MA or MSc course at the University of Bolton. ITT Teacher Training courses are not eligible courses for the Alumni Loyalty Discount as students on these courses are eligible to apply for undergraduate funding from the Student Loans Company. Please note the award will be paid for full 180 credit Masters courses only, not partial Masters courses or any other type of course.
- You must not be in receipt of any other award from the university.
- You must not be in receipt of any other kind of sponsorship towards your tuition fees for example from an employer.
- The course of study must have commenced in September 2019 or January 2020. Retrospective applications from students who have commenced in previous academic years will not be accepted.
Applying for the Alumni Loyalty Discount
In order to receive this award towards tuition fees students must have completed an application form. The form for the scholarship will be available in the Student Centre, Chancellor’s Mall or can be downloaded for completion from here.
The completed application can be submitted to the Student Centre or posted to:
Alumni Loyalty Discount
University of Bolton
Tel: 01204 903499
Notification of Award
You will be notified whether your application has been successful or not via your university email address.
The invoicing department will receive confirmation from the Student Funding team that you are eligible and will adjust your invoice accordingly.
If you defer entry onto your course of study you will need to re-apply for the Alumni Loyalty Discount before commencement of your studies.
If you are not awarded a fee waiver the university has a Student Funding advice team who can advise you on possible alternative sources of funding for postgraduate study:
Ms Karen Bentley: telephone 01204 903497
Mrs Carol Gray: telephone 01204 903499 or email: ku.ca1558573064.notl1558573064ob@gn1558573064idnuf1558573064tnedu1558573064ts1558573064
For further information regarding sources of funding for postgraduate study please visit: www.bolton.ac.uk/pgfinance
Terms and conditions
Awards will not be paid to students undertaking industrial or work experience on a full time ‘sandwich’ basis. Students studying abroad also will not be eligible to receive this award.
Students who transfer from B Eng to M Eng will not be eligible to receive the Alumni Loyalty Discount.
The Alumni Loyalty Discount shall not be awarded to full or part-time students studying PhD or MPhil courses.
The Alumni Loyalty Discount shall not be awarded for Research courses.
٭Please note the deadline for applications for courses commencing September 2019 is 31 October 2019.
٭Please note the deadline for applications for courses commencing January 2020 is 28 February 2020.
*The Alumni Loyalty Discount will be paid for first Masters courses only, not second or subsequent courses.
*Payments will be permanently terminated if the student withdraws, transfers to another institution, fails their programme of study, or interrupts or suspends their studies.
*Payments are subject to continuing and satisfactory attendance on the course.
Payments of the award are made entirely at the discretion of the university.
Student Services version August 2018
Keep in Touch
Student Funding Advisor
Tel: 01204 903497
Bursary and Scholarship Advisor
Tel: 01204 903499