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Financial Support for Students due to the Covid-19 pandemic


This fund is closed - please do not apply for this fund - if you are in financial need, and fulfil the criteria, you will need to complete a Financial Assistance Fund applicaiton, including providing all necessary documentation. Full details of how to do this can be found here - Financial Assistance Fund


Who is eligible to apply?

The funds are open to all Undergraduate and Postgraduate, both taught and research, Home, EU and International students who are fully enrolled on a degree programme at QMUL in 2020/21. Applications will only be considered upon submission of a completed application with all relevant documentation, the sections below will detail what information you need to provide, and the documentation you must submit along with the application. 

What can I apply for assistance with?

Covid-19 Bursaries - this fund is now closed

The bursaries are to support:

  • Care Leavers or Estranged students aged under 25
  • Students who are parents with children living with them 

Covid-19 Financial Assistance Awards - this fund is now closed

These awards are for any student, and are based on financial need

  • If you have lost your job; you are unable to work due to Covid-19; you are unable to find part-time work due to the current circumstances; your hours of employment have been reduced 
  • Help with accommodation or living costs, such as private rent where students are unable to receive a rent rebate
  • Support towards a laptop if you need to purchase one to support remote learning
  • Support towards any additional peripheral IT costs; such as internet to support remote learning 

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