2020 Progression Scholarship

Our 2020 Progression Scholarship is for students who have completed an ARU degree course at Cambridge, Chelmsford or Peterborough in 2020 and want to undertake further study with us.

It applies to UK and EU students progressing from the following ARU awards: full honours degree BA, BSc, BEng, BOptom.

If you claim the 2020 Progression Scholarship you cannot claim any other fee reduction scholarships.

This scholarship is available to students starting an applicable* course in September 2020.


50% discount off your Year 1 course fees.


The scholarship is awarded in the first year of the postgraduate taught course only.


To be eligible for our 2020 Progression Scholarship you must:

  • be an ARU student who graduated in 2020
  • be starting a postgraduate taught course at ARU in September 2020, studying either full-time or part-time
  • have graduated from a full honours degree (BA, BSc, BEng, BOptom)
  • have achieved a 2:2 or above in your previous study and meet the full entry criteria for your applied course, including relevant experience where required
  • have studied at ARU in Cambridge, Chelmsford or Peterborough (Guild House). ARU London is excluded
  • be from the UK or EU. International students should refer to our International Alumni Scholarship.

This scholarship is not available for degree apprenticeship or distance learning courses.

How to apply

There is no need to apply. You'll automatically be assessed for our 2020 Progression Scholarship as part of your application.

Should you be eligible or apply for an alternative scholarship, only the higher value of the two will be valid.

Find out if you are successful

You will receive confirmation of your eligibility via email.

*Course exclusions

  • LLM and LPC courses
  • MSc Cyber Security
  • MSc Medical and Healthcare Education
  • MSc Physician Associate
  • MCh Urology
  • Return to Professional Practice
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
  • Community Specialist Practitioner: District Nursing
  • MSc Nursing (Clinical) International route
  • MSc Nursing (Clinical) Home route (unless self-funding)
  • MSc Advanced Practice (unless self-funding)