Peter Coates Foundation

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We are no longer accepting bursary applications for the January ’23 start date.


Peter Coates Foundation bursaries are only available to students studying on the Peter Coates MSc in Entrepreneurship at Staffordshire University. Full bursaries cover the complete cost of the course tuition fees. Partial bursaries are also available to students with a higher household income.

Who can apply?

Click the button below to check your eligibility for a Peter Coates Foundation bursary:

To apply for a bursary from the Peter Coates Foundation, you must fulfil the following criteria:

You must be in receipt of an offer from Staffordshire University for the Peter Coates MSc in Entrepreneurship.

You should be entering the Peter Coates Fast Forward Programme in good faith, with the intention of using the opportunities provided by the Programme to create a new business venture in the Stoke-on-Trent area.

You must be resident and domiciled within the UK.

Priority will be given to:

Applicants whose primary address is within 20 miles of either the Stoke-on-Trent or Stafford campus of Staffordshire University.

Applicants from lower income households.

Graduates of Staffordshire University.

You can check your eligibility here:

Peter Coates Foundation Apply For A Bursary