This is a full first year tuition fee bursary, covering one year's full-time tuition fees of £9,000.

The bursary funds your tuition fees for your first year only. You will need to find means of paying for your second year, and your third year, if you are studying the BSc. This additional funding could be through a student loan, sponsorship or private funding.

After your studies, you can go into employment or, if you have studied the FdSc, you can top-up to a full BSc. Alumni have gone on to be wine makers, vineyard managers, buyers, liquid developers, and consultants ­- not just in the UK, but all over the world!

Entry requirements & Eligibility Checker

To be eligible for this bursary, you must be applying for a place on an undergraduate wine production degree at Plumpton College through UCAS, meeting the degree’s entry requirements and through UCAS.

You won’t be eligible if you:

  • Have already obtained a degree or equivalent from another institution
  • Don’t meet the entry requirements of the degree
  • Don’t pass the postcode checker or are not a member of the High Ground charity.

Postcode checker

The postcode checker identifies specific postcodes under the Office of Students funded project guidelines. Follow this link and enter your post code to check eligibility. (You will be eligible if the results confirm 'Yes' in the 'Covered under NCOP target ward' coloumn.)

There is only one bursary available.

Deadlines & Application

Applications open on the 1st January 2019 and close 31st May 2019 18:00 GMT.

Follow the link below to start your appliction. As part of your application you will be required to submit a personal statement of up to 4,000 words. 


More information

For further information about our wine courses, pease register for one of our Course Information Events:

Saturday 12th January 2019, 9am - 12pm, Plumpton Campus

Wednesday 27th February 2019, 4pm - 7pm, Plumpton Campus

If you have any further questions, please contact Pippa Evans.