Frequently asked questions

Find out more information about the ROLABOTIC Scholarship for entry 2023.

What are my chances of getting the ROLABOTIC Scholarship if I apply?

There is one scholarship available for entry 2023.  This is a new scholarship, but typically, we receive a high number of applications for all of our scholarships. The scholarship is competitive and you should attempt to complete your application to the very highest standard if you wish to be seriously considered. If you have questions about how to complete the application, please contact: wpscholarships@liverpool.ac.uk

My household income is above £25,000.  Can I still apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship?

No, the scholarship is open to applicants with an annual household income of £25,000 or less.

Am I able to apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship if I get a place at Liverpool through clearing or adjustment?

Yes, the scholarship is open to applicants who have a place at the University of Liverpool, starting in September 2023.

I am a current student at the University of Liverpool, having enrolled in September 2022 or earlier.  Can I apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship?

We only accept applications from new students who are entering the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree programme, commencing study in the 2023-2024 academic year.

I am currently studying at another UK university, but would like to transfer to Liverpool and apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship.

We only accept applications from students beginning a new course at Liverpool. You cannot apply for the scholarship if you are transferring to Liverpool.

I have already obtained an undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree. Can I apply for the Scholarship?

No, the ROLABOTIC Scholarship is only available for students undertaking undergraduate study for the first time, or whose qualifications are below that of UK bachelor degree level.

I will be undertaking a postgraduate degree programme at the University of Liverpool. Can I apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship?

No, you cannot apply if you are undertaking a postgraduate programme. Only those studying undergraduate courses can apply for the Scholarship.

Are any subjects/courses at the University of Liverpool excluded from the ROLABOTIC Scholarship?

There are no subject/course exclusions at the University of Liverpool.

My fee status has been assessed as an EU or International student.  Can I apply for the Scholarship?

To be eligible to apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship, your fee status must have been assessed (or expected to be assessed) as a 'Home' student.

I have not made an application for UK government financial support for higher education e.g. Student Finance.  Can I still apply for the Scholarship?

In order to apply for the ROLABOTIC Scholarship, you must have made an application to your regional student funding authority for income assessed UK government financial support for higher education students. The regional student funding authorities are: Student Finance England, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland and the Student Awards Agency for Scotland. 

We will require confirmation that you will be in receipt of full financial support for the 2023-2024 academic year; please ensure that you have given consent to share the information with the University, as this information will be used to determine eligibility.

If I am successful in receiving the ROLABOTIC Scholarship, will I receive a University of Liverpool bursary alongside it?

Yes, you are able to hold the ROLABOTIC Scholarship in conjunction with an applicable University of Liverpool bursary.

Depending on your circumstances, you may receive one of the following:

  1. The Liverpool Bursary
  2. The Liverpool Scholars Award
  3. The Realising Opportunities Award
  4. The North Liverpool Academy Scholarship
  5. The Liverpool Life Sciences UTC Scholarship
  6. The Care Leavers Opportunity Bursary.

Additionally, if you are eligible then you can be assessed for one of the following awards as well:

  1. The Young Adult Carers Bursary
  2. The Estranged Student Bursary.

Selection process

This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful. A panel of University staff will shortlist the strongest applications. The shortlist will be sent to ROLABOTIC who will make the final decisions.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their Scholarship application in December 2023.

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