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2017/18 Accommodation Bursary

2017/18 Accommodation Bursary

The UCL Accommodation Bursary is aimed at all UCL students residing in UCL owned or nominated accommodation for the academic year 2017/18. Nominated accommodation refers to accommodation in Intercollegiate and Private Halls that has been offered via UCL. The bursary will provide discretionary financial support towards accommodation costs for residents most in need of financial assistance. The bursary reflects UCL's commitment to ensuring fair access for every student.

Please note: All UCL Accommodation Bursary awards are jointly approved by the Students' Union UCL, UCL Cut the Rent and UCL.

Value and duration

  • There is a total of £600,000 available for the academic year 2017/18.
  • Each bursary is worth a maximum value of £2,000 per academic year per student. Exact value will vary and depend on financial means testing and individual applications.

UK/EU Undergraduate students

Eligibility criteria

  • You are a full-time UK/EU student who has applied for income-assessed student support (including those provided in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland or via the NHS Grants Unit).
  • You are a current resident in UCL owned or nominated accommodation during the 2017/18 academic year.

Application

There is no application. UCL will automatically assess you and award you an UCL Accommodation Bursary based on financial means testing including level of UCL Undergraduate Bursary been awarded.

Notification and payment

Residents selected to receive a bursary will be notified by the 22nd of December 2017. Payments will be made immediately as a discount directly to the resident's UCL Portico account towards accommodation fees.

Please note: The exact value of the bursary awarded is based on financial means testing.

UK/EU Postgraduate and all International students

Eligibility criteria

  • You are a Postgraduate or International student.
  • You are a current resident in UCL owned or nominated accommodation during the 2017/18 academic year.

Application

Complete†the 2017-2018 UCL Accommodation Bursary Application form and submit along with relevant documentation by emailing accommodation.bursary@ucl.ac.uk

Applications must be received by the 31st of January 2018.

All incomplete applications, applications without required documentation and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Notification and payment

Only residents who have been offered a bursary will be contacted during February 2018 by email. Payments will be made as a discount directly to the resident's UCL Portico account towards accommodation fees by the end of February 2018.

Please note: Allocation of these bursaries is dependent on individual applications, application numbers and means-testing based on financial need.†Hence not every eligible UCL Accommodation resident†will be granted a bursary on submission of an application. Bursaries will be awarded only to eligible residents who are most in need of financial assistance towards their accommodation costs.

UCL Accommodation Hardship Fund

Eligibility criteria

  • You are a student who has not received an UCL Accommodation Bursary.
  • You are a current resident in UCL owned or nominated accommodation during the 2017/18 academic year.
  • You are in need of financial support towards accommodation costs.

Application

Applications will open in March 2018. Further details will be published in February 2018.

Contact

For more information or any queries you may have on the bursary, please email: accommodation.bursary@ucl.ac.uk