Award Summary

The Short Bursary, is an umbrella term for the following bursaries, comprising of a total award of £200 for students with ‘Home’ student status. The award will be credited to your UEL student account. 

  • New Beginnings
  • Introduction to Law and Criminology

Eligibility Summary

    You will be able to apply for an award if you meet all of the following criteria: 

    •  You are studying a taster module of between 10% and 50% of a full-time course, and have no previous experience of Higher Education.
    • You are fee assessed as a Home student.

    Furthermore, you will be eligible for the New Beginnings bursary, if you receive one of the benefits listed below in the qualifying criteria:

    • Gross Income (before tax) below £18,200 (£26,000 with partner)

    Or receive one of the following qualifying benefits:

    • Income Related Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
    • Income Based Jobseekers’ Allowance (not Contribution based)
    • Income Support
    • Housing Benefit/ Local Housing Allowance
    • Council Tax Benefit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit
    • Subsistence from your Local Authority (Care Leavers Only)

    Application forms and associated proofs must be submitted within the specified deadline.

    For more details see our full terms and conditions (2021/22 T&Cs to be updated soon).

    How do I apply?

    Applications available throughout the academic year, prior to Short Course start date.

    Further Information

    For further information and advice on this award please contact our Applicant Enquiries at study@uel.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 8223 3333 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).

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