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EU & International Hardship Fund

The fund is to assist EU and International Students who have fallen into financial hardship after starting their course. If you started your course with suitable funding in place and now find yourself in financial hardship you could be eligible to apply

  • Number of scholarships Varies
  • Value Varies
  • Opens 1 August 2017
  • Deadline 29 June 2018
  • Help with Equipment and study costs, Living costs, Travel costs
  • Duration One off award

Eligibility

Is this for you?

Registered students of the University shall be eligible to apply to the Fund if they meet the following criteria:

  • You have fallen into financial hardship after starting your course of study with an appropriate funding arrangement in place
  • You are not eligible to apply to the University Discretionary Fund by virtue of your residence status
  • A payment from the fund would make a significant contribution to your ability to continue your studies successfully; and
  • You are unable to meet your immediate living costs through your existing funding.

The level of award will be judged on a case to case basis. Awards are around £300-£500 and are intended to meet immediate short term living costs. Because of this the fund cannot be used to replace a regular income. Awards will normally be made in the form of a grant.

How to apply

Please complete a Financial Support Fund Application Form 2017/18 and submit to the Financial Support Team in the Advice Centre on level 1 of the McCance Building.

 Please submit the following with your application:

  • 3 months bank statements for all bank accounts
  • Any other documents you feel would support your application