Financial Support - Summer 2022

The following financial support is available over the summer.

 

Energy Costs Bursary

We are re-launching the Energy Costs Bursary to support students with rising utility bills.

What's available?

If your application is successful you will receive a one-off payment of £120.

Who can apply?

To qualify, you must:

  • Be fully enrolled for the academic year 2021/22
  • Be living in the UK
  • Be able to prove you are contributing to an energy bill for your household 
  • Have a UK bank account in your name

International students can apply but must have a UK bank account. We cannot make payments to international bank accounts.

If you live in accommodation with fixed priced, all-inclusive bills, you are not eligible to apply.

If you have previously received £60 from this scheme you will automatically be paid an additional £60 and you are not eligible to apply again.

How and when to apply?

The funds available are strictly limited. Therefore, applications will close when available funds have been spent or at 5pm on Sunday 17 July 2022, whichever is earliest.

Please read the guidance document and gather your supporting documents before applying. 


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Student Success Scholarship - Additional Payment

If you have received a payment from the Student Success Scholarship during the 2021/22 academic year you will receive an additional payment.

What's available?

A small one-off payment, the amount will be confirmed in July.

Who can apply?

To qualify, you must:

  • Be fully enrolled for the academic year 2021/22
  • Have received a payment of any amount from the Student Success Scholarship during the 2021/22 academic year
  • Have a UK bank account in your name

If you have not applied for the Student Success Scholarship or your application was unsuccessful, you are not eligible to receive the additional payment. Applications to the Student Success Scholarship are now closed and will re-open at the start of the 2022/23 academic year.

How and when to apply?

You do not need to apply and you do not need to contact us.

If you are eligible for the additional payment, we will contact you directly to let you know the amount and to confirm the payment date. We expect this will be in July.

 

Inclusive Support - Summer Bursary

Care Leavers and Estranged students may be eligible for financial support from the Inclusive Support Team. Eligible students have been contacted and applications are now closed.

 

Government Cost of Living Support

The Government has announced a range of support to help people with the increase in the cost of living. Information about all of the schemes that are available can be found on the Government's Cost of Living Support page.