Oxford Brookes University (OBU) introduced a Bursary Fund to support students coming from difficult financial situations and ensure they have a fair chance to follow higher education programmes.

There is a maximum of 5 bursaries granted at each submission and they cover the cost of the first-time submission of your RAP to OBU.

To apply for the bursary, students are required to provide the following:

  1. Impact statement: A 1500 word statement describing the benefits that will be generated by taking the program and the impact on the student’s ability to make a greater contribution to society.
  2. Justification for the financial support needed
  3. Two letters of recommendation: The letters should be coming credible individuals like line managers, professors, mentors, senior colleagues, preferably on official letterhead. No recommendation letters from family members are accepted.
  4. A copy of your passport or other photo ID
  5. Application Form included in the Information Pack

There are 2 submission period per year and the deadlines are published in the Information Pack.