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Hardship Bursary

Hardship Bursary

We're excited to announce our new hardship bursary scheme to support students on a low income experiencing financial difficulties meeting their living costs. Please read our full terms and conditions.

Award Summary
Cash award ranging £100 - £2,000

Eligibility Summary

  • A new or continuing, Home/EU, Undergraduate/Postgraduate student
  •  Enrolled on a Full time / Part time programme at one of our campuses
  •  In receipt of full means-tested student funding and NHS if applicable

Please note: Students will need to provide supporting evidence.

*See fee assessment

How do I apply?
Current students can apply via the Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) intranet page.

Further information
For more information contact our SMART team on 020 8223 4444 or at

University of East London Access Agreement
This bursary is funded as part of UEL’s 2020/21 Access Agreement commitment. All publicly funded providers of higher education in England that wish to charge tuition fees above the basic level have to submit an Access Agreement to the Office for Students (OfS) for approval.
See UEL’s access agreements.