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Medway Student Support Fund now open for applications.

Student news

Medway Student Support Fund now open for applications.

Students studying for a degree taught at the Medway campus in the Universities of Greenwich, Kent and Canterbury Christ Church have an opportunity to apply to the Medway Student Support Fund for financial support. This bursary (up to the value of £2,500) has been provided by a generous external donor and is available in addition to the individual Universities Hardship funds.

Applications are invited by students able to demonstrate that they are experiencing genuine hardship. Please click here to access information on the eligibility criteria and an application form. The deadline for applications is 12noon on Friday 29th October 2021. The Medway Student Support Fund board will evaluate applications and make awards to those successful by December 2021.

Eligibility Criteria of the Medway Student Support Bursary

In order to be eligible to apply for The Medway Student Support Bursary you must:

  • be a home student (UK resident paying home fees)
  • be currently registered full or part-time on an undergraduate degree programme taught at the Medway Campus
  • in financial hardship and can demonstrate a household income of £42,875 or less

be in good financial standing with the University

How to apply

Your application will be considered on the basis of your fulfilment of the eligibility criteria and 350-500 word statement demonstrating:

  • why you are in need of financial support and what has changed in your financial circumstances since embarking on the programme (explain in as much detail as you are comfortable with)
  • what you will use the award for.

Please complete the application form, and once submitted, email required evidence (which can be scanned) and send to: studentfinancialsupport@canterbury.ac.uk