The Dr Lawrence M Wodehouse Scholarship
This scholarship is kindly supported by Dr Lawrence M Wodehouse, PhD 1980 and forms part of the Wardlaw Scholarship scheme, established in 2004 to provide financial assistance to academically gifted students who would otherwise struggle with the cost of studying at the University of St Andrews.
This Scholarship is open to students studying in the Faculty of Arts.
Scotland; England; Northern Ireland; Wales; EU.
Domicile for fee status
Scotland; England; Northern Ireland; Wales; EU.
Level of study
Year of entry
Entrants in 2019
Faculty of Arts
Selection is on the basis of financial need.
As part of the application you will be asked to upload the following documents:
Financial Statement: A written personal financial statement describing any history of financial need (such as free school meals/fees), your current financial circumstances (written context of declared household income), any changes to your income (known changes such as job loss), and how a scholarship will assist your learning.
This should include relevant information such as:
- Details of your personal financial situation
- Household members earning and those not earning income
- Any expected changes to this income after you start your intended course
- Whether you have been in receipt of any financial support such as benefits
- Any previous needs based scholarships/bursaries you have held
- Any extenuating circumstances such as carer, dependents, disability, refugee
- Where self-employed details of wages and drawings are required
- Any other information that will help us understand why you need funding
Household Income: Evidence of the income stated in your scholarship application as “total household income”. Provide all relevant forms of income for the current or most recent full year: employment/wage/salary statements (most recent three months), tax certificates or returns, confirmation letters from department of work and pensions, letters from local government, Council Tax statement, Tax credits, PIP, DLA, dividends, pension, annuity, where evidence is not available please provide bank statements/E-statements (most recent three months) to show receipt of income. Preferably pdf or similar small file size format and in English.
It is extremely important that you apply to us for funding giving complete and accurate information.
What does it cover?
Duration of award
Annually for the duration of the student's undergraduate programme.
Value of award (per year)
Tuition or maintenance award?
Number of awards available
How to apply
This scholarship is available through the St Andrews General Wardlaw Scholarship application. After you have applied to a new course beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year, you can access Scholarships and Funding through My Application.
Household income will be assessed on below average country specific income rates (for the current year), please convert your local currency to Pounds (GBP) and indicate the exchange rate used in your application. We recommend using the funding financial profile to help calculate your household income before you apply for any needs based scholarships, you can find this in My Application, Scholarships and Funding, Create my funding financial profile.
When do applications open?
Early October 2018
Scholarship application deadline
7 April 2019
At what stage of my course application can I apply for this scholarship?
Please apply for the scholarship after you have submitted your application for a place at St Andrews. You do not need to wait until you have received an offer of a place before applying for the scholarship.
When will I hear if my application has been successful?
The outcome of your scholarship application will be available on "View my applications" in the Scholarships and Funding section of My Application by May 2019.
Requirements of the Scholarship
If applying to this scholarship, please be aware of the following requirements:
- Core personal details may be passed to the benefactors of your scholarship.Your name, the name of your town of origin, school/college and subject of study will be passed to the donor of the scholarship with your consent.
- Your scholarship award in subsequent years of study is conditional upon your successful completion of the academic requirements to progress in your proposed subject of study at the University of St Andrews. If your scholarship is subject-related then your award is usually also conditional upon your continuing to study that specific subject.
- Attendance at Development related scholarship events (including invitations to meet the donors) is strongly encouraged. You will be invited to these as appropriate by the Development Office.
- Submission of reports throughout the period of scholarship support. You are required to submit an Introductory Biography at the start of your award period and the Development Office will contact you towards the end of each semester for a report on your time at St Andrews to share with the donors of your award. This will be an annual cycle for the duration of your award.