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Tata Consultancy Services Digital Explorers Bursary

About the award

Level: Undergraduate
Course: BSc in Computer Science
Country: Home
Value: 50% tuition fee waiver
No. of awards: 20
Deadline: 30 September 2020

More information

The Tata Consultancy Services Digital Explorers Bursary will be awarded to ten female students of the BSc in Computer Science and ten students of the BSc in Computer Science who come from low income households during the academic year 2020/2021. 

The bursary will cover half the cost of the annual tuition fee for each student for the first year of their three-year degree programme. 

How do I apply?

Applications are now open. Please download and complete the Tata Consultancy Services Bursary Application Form [DOC 193KB] and send to before the deadline.

Students will be considered for an award on the basis of the information they provide in their application form.

Requests for supporting evidence may be made to enhance a student’s application. If further documentation is required, students will be contacted via email between the 1-15 October 2020. A deadline for providing the documentation will be given and if this is not met, regretfully the application will be withdrawn.

Successful candidates will be informed of their award via email on 31 October from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. 

Eligibility criteria

Students must be eligible to pay Home tuition fees as assessed by Student Finance England or equivalent funding body and be either:

  1. a female student 


  1. a student from a household where the income is less than £35,000 as assessed in their application for UK government student finance. 

Other conditions: 

  1. Students must be enrolling in year 1 (i.e. transfers into year 2 or advanced entry are not eligible);
  1. This is initially a one-off payment in your first year. Students should be able to finance the remainder of their tuition fees and living expenses;
  2. Students must select Queen Mary as Firm Choice on UCAS;
  3. Students must be a first time entrant to Queen Mary;
  4. Students must complete an application form (accessible on this page once applications open).


Applications for this bursary will be reviewed in a panel and where there are more eligible applicants than there are bursaries, we will assess and select students based on their UCAS tariff score and the 250-word statement provided as part of the application process. 

For students applying for the low income household bursary, our Bursaries team will need to have received their means-tested assessment from the Student Loans Company to be considered for the bursary.  


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