Congratulations to those who have been offered the £3,000 Main Scholarship by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol to study at a Welsh university in September.
The prospective students will receive the funding over three years on condition that the study at least 66% of their degree course through the medium of Welsh.
Hundreds applied for the Coleg Cymraeg Main Scholarship in January, to study a wide variety of subjects including Sports, Modern Languages, Geography and Nursing.
Esther Llwyd Ifan was delighted to hear that she had been successful and will study Law and Welsh at Cardiff University:
‘‘Studying through Welsh at higher education level will reflect my enthusiasm towards using the language in the world of work. There is a need for bilingual lawyers in modern Wales, in both the public and private sector, therefore studying Law through Welsh will put me in good stead and nurture my ability to communicate efficiently in my future career.’’
Two other scholarships which have been awarded this year are the William Salesbury Scholarship of £5,000 which has been offered to Teleri Wilson from Ysgol y Preseli and the Gwynedd Council Scholarship which will be give to Ceinwen Ann Margaret Jones from Ysgol Brynrefail.
There will be an opportunity for those who want to study at least 33% of their course through Welsh apply for the Incentive Scholarship of £1,500 before 8 May 2016 and information about the Coleg’s 2017 Undergraduate Scholarship scheme will be on the Coleg’s website in September.
A full list of those who have been offered the Main Scholarship this year can be found below.
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