About our scholarships

The Mathematics Department of Swansea University plans to offer Mathematics prizes/scholarships worth up to a total of £3000 for students starting their university studies in September 2018. The prizes will be awarded on the basis of a competitive two and a half hour examination to be taken on 21st March 2018. Students should be able to sit the exam in their school or college. If you would like to take the exam, make Swansea one of your choices on your UCAS form and we will contact you about the exam when we have received the form.

It is possible that we can arrange for you to sit the exam at your school or college. Please send the name of your Head of Mathematics and the school address.

Anyone interested in taking the scholarship exam should please return a completed  2018 application form ‌to the address:

Department of Mathematics,
College of Science,
Swansea University, Singleton Park,
Swansea SA2 8PP

or alternatively email: mathematics@swansea.ac.uk

You can also contact the Mathematics department for past examination papers (2016 and 2017).

Note: The University will also be offering a number of Excellence Bursaries worth £3,000 over the first 2 years of the degree course on the basis of A-Level and GCSE results. Further details please see http://www.swansea.ac.uk/scholarships/excellence-bursaries/

Recent Scholarship Winners

The 2017 Scholars are: 

  • Selena Hofmann from Exmouth Community College, Exmouth
  • Ryan Walters from Coleg Sir Gar, Llanelli
  • Megan Wiggins from Brynteg Comprehensive School, Bridgend


 The 2016 Scholars are: 

  • James Scott from Barry Comprehensive School, Barry
  • Melissa Coshott from  Banbury Academy, Banbury
  • Amber Tidd from Ysgol Dyffryn Aman, Carmarthenshire

The 2015 Scholars are:

  • Killion Kullar from Pencoed Comprehensive School, Bridgend 
  • Laura Ladbrooke from Truro High School for Girls, Cornwall 
  • Farn Shei from Olchfa School, Swansea