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University Bursaries

University Bursaries 2023-24

The QUEEN'S BURSARY is paid directly to an eligible student's bank account in one instalment, normally by February. Students will receive a letter, notifying them that they are eligible, prior to payment of the award in February.

The entitlement of full-time NI/GB undergraduate and PGCE students to the Queen’s Bursary is assessed on the basis of household income and payment of the full NI or GB fee.

The Queen’s Bursary is also available, on a pro-rata basis, to eligible compulsory "year out" students.

Table 1 Queen's Bursaries available to eligible students for the academic year 2023-24.



 Queen's Bursary

Queen's Student Experience Bursary

Household Income


      Year Out       


 Up to £19,203





Queen's Bursary Payment Regulations

  • The bursary will be paid in mid February on the basis of a student’s verified household income.
  • Bursary payments, as a result of a household income reassessment by the Education Authority, whether favourable or otherwise, will be adjusted for the current academic year only.
  • If a student is suspended for any reason, he/she will not be paid a bursary while the suspension is in place.  Any bursary entitlement for the year will be awarded when outstanding tuition fees are paid and the suspension has been lifted.
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