Research Postgraduate Hardship Fund

Support has been made available from the University for registered Research Postgraduate students who are experiencing financial hardship. (If your financial difficulties are due to Covid 19 please refer to the RPG Covid 19 Hardship Fund below).

Students in receipt of a Postgraduate Student Loan should not apply as they are eligible to be considered for help from the Discretionary Fund and should make an online application.

Value of bursary

Up to £2000 (limited to maximum of one award per academic year).

Eligibility

To be eligible to be considered for this award you must:

  • Be a currently registered research postgraduate student
  • Be able to demonstrate financial hardship

Application process

Full details of the policy, eligibility criteria and other information are on the application form.  Download the application form here.

Application status

OPEN

Research Postgraduate Covid-19 Hardship Fund

Support has been made available from the University for registered Research Postgraduate students who are experiencing financial hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (If your financial difficulties are due to other reasons please refer to the RPG Hardship Fund above.

Value of bursary

Up to £2000 in 2020/21 academic year

Eligibility

To be eligible to be considered for this award you must::

  • Be a currently registered research postgraduate student
  • Be able to demonstrate financial hardship as a direct result of Covid-19

Application process

Full details of the policy, eligibility criteria and other information are on the application form. Download the application form here.

Application status

OPEN