Trevithick Scholarship

Cardiff University is delighted to offer a Trevithick Scholarship in partnership with Cornwall Council.  

The scholarship will be awarded to a student from Cornwall, studying for an undergraduate degree in the School of Physics and Astronomy, and commencing their study in the academic year 2014/15.  

The successful applicant will receive an award of £2,000 a year for the duration of 3 years.

Scholarship Criteria

Applicants must:

  1. Have resided in Cornwall for at least 3 years prior to commencing study in the academic year 2014/15.
  2. Come from a lower income background, below the income threshold of £50,020.
  3. Agree to be an ambassador for Cornwall Council.  This will involve working with Cardiff University’s Schools Liaison Team and, where possible, attending Cornwall Council engagement events for young people.

Please download the application form and Terms and Conditions to apply for the Trevithick Scholarship.

The deadline for applications is 31st July 2014.

For more information please contact Genna Godfrey, Development and Alumni Relations Division, on 02920 876727 or email