What we offer
We offer a range of financial support to help students with the costs associated with studying. You may be able to access this support if you meet the eligibility criteria. The funding can cover:
All students are also eligible to apply for discounted travel and student discount schemes through NUS, Student Beans and UniDays.
Learn more below.
How to apply
To apply, download and complete this application form. Once you have FULLY ENROLLED (this means that you have your signed learning agreement, lanyard and student ID card), there are two ways you can submit your application to us for assessment:
1. In person, by booking an appointment with a Student Engagement Advisor using the links below – please do not book an appointment for a date that will be before you have enrolled:
2. Drop & Go
If you are confident that you've completed your form correctly and have provided photocopies of all evidence needed (please do not enclose screenshots), you can hand in your application to the Student Services Reception, Armstrong House, Rye Hill Campus. Photocopies must be clear and contain all pages of the document. Any missing evidence or incomplete forms will result in a delay to your application being processed. You will be provided with a receipt via email when you hand in the form and we will keep you updated on its progress by email or post. Please note that if you qualify for the meal allowance, you will need to return to Student Services to have your finger prints taken once your application has been assessed.
What support am I eligible for?
16 to 19 Vulnerable Bursary
The 16 to 19 Bursary Fund provides financial support to help students overcome specific financial barriers to participation so they can remain in education.
Free and Discounted Travel
Find out if you could be entitled to free travel and learn about the amazing travel discounts you have access to as a student.
Free College Meals
Don't miss out. Discover if you if could be eligible to free school meals while you're at college.