SWC CE Scholarships 2022/23


South West College (SWC) is launching three fully funded Higher Education Scholarships for full-time study, open to applications from partner school. These ‘Chief Executive Scholarships’ are part of SWC’s commitment to widening access and participation in higher education. They are awarded as a fee waiver for the full-time tuition fees for three years and relating to courses in Science and Computing, Visual Media Arts and Corporate Law and Finance. Deadline for receipt of application is Friday 26th August 2022. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview as part of the selection process.


‘Chief Executive Scholarships’ are related to specific courses. A scholarship to the value of £10,030 over three years is available for the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Science in Computing and The Open University BSc (Hons) Top-up in Computing Science (Dungannon Campus). A scholarship to the value of £10,030 is available for the Open University Foundation Degree in Visual Media Arts and The Open University BA (Hons) Top-up in Visual Media Arts (Film/Games) (Enniskillen Campus). A scholarship to the value of £13,890 is available for the Open University BSc (Hons) in Corporate Law and Finance (Omagh Campus).


Applicants must achieve grades of no less than 3 Bs at A Level, or equivalent grades for BTEC / OCR Cambridge Technical qualifications (applicants who attain higher grades will be ranked higher in the application process). Original evidence of grades must be provided. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs that include English and Maths at grade C. Applicants must provide evidence of full-time residence in a Quintile 1 post code address. Applicants, as part of the application process, must also submit a 500-word statement detailing why they feel they should receive one of the three South West College Chief Executive’s Scholarship Awards, their reasons for studying the relevant course and their career ambitions.

To obtain an application form please e-mail breidge.morrison@swc.ac.uk at the Chief Executive’s Office, Omagh Campus, or download an application form.

Evidence must then be submitted, along with the completed application to Breidge Morrison by 26th August 2022. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

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