The fund is open to students who have "Home" or "RUK" fees status. ("RUK" students are students funded by Student Finance England, Wales or Northern Ireland)
Students must demonstrate a significant financial obstacle to purchasing a laptop or paying for wifi access. For undergraduate students, this will normally be assessed by reference to your assessed household income: if your household income for Student Finance is £33,999 or less you will be considered for a grant. Care experiecned RUK students are also included. SAAS funded undergraduates who are eligible for the Digital Inclusion Programme technology loan will be considered for that scheme in the first instance.
Postgraduate applicants must demonstrate that they face a significant financial obstacle to purchasing appropriate equipment.