We understand that some students may encounter money worries at some point during their studies, but you’re not alone.
You may be entitled to:
We Care Bursary
If you are care experienced and either a UK full-time undergraduate student, or a student studying a full-time taught postgraduate course, then you could be eligible for the We Care bursary of £2,000, based on progression to the next level of your course. This will be paid in four instalments of £500 throughout the year, for each year you study with us. Your status is kept confidential and you apply directly through the We Care Team for this bursary. You can apply at any point in the year, contact us to find out more.
For further information please contact the We Care Team on 0191 515 2216 or email email@example.com.
University of Sunderland Scholarships
We have a range of scholarships available, so get in touch if you need any help or advice in understanding what you may be entitled to. Find out more about what Scholarships and bursaries we offer.
For further information or advice, please contact our Scholarships and Bursaries Team on 0191 515 2865 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Authority Support
If you are supported by your Local Authority then they can provide you with a minimum support package of £2,000 for the duration of your Higher Education course. Many Local Authorities will provide you with more support – it can be useful to ensure you have this agreed in writing.
University Hardship Loan (UK Students)
This is a university fund to help UK students who face unexpected costs, higher than expected costs, or face serious financial problems for other reasons. Applications can be made once you have enrolled. You will need to provide supporting evidence for your application to be considered for an award. Priority groups of students for assistance from the fund include students with children, students who are unable to work, and final year students experiencing financial difficulties.
For further information or advice, please contact our Student Financial Guidance Team on 0191 515 2284 or email at email@example.com.