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The Support Grant is a non-repayable grant for students who are in financial hardship.
It can help towards:
Please note this list is not exhaustive.
Unfortunately the grant cannot help pay towards tuition fees or those who have just mismanaged their finances.
For students who have only been able to take out the non-means tested part of the maintenance loan, due to a high household income, they cannot be fully compensated for the lack of parental contribution by the fund, but are encouraged to still apply.
Students enrolled on a course for 2019/20 at Solent University and are:
* EU and International Support GrantIf you are experiencing a short term financial emergency which is unforeseen and beyond your control then you should come and see the funding team in the first instance. You will need to demonstrate that you had initially made adequate financial arrangements to support yourself throughout your studies, including paying your tuition fees and that your current situation is temporary. EU / International Support Grant application forms are only available from the Student funding team.
Students can ONLY apply from:
Undergraduate Support Grant
Postgraduate Support Grant
Change of cirmcumstances form - available from October 2019
Support grants guidance notes - available from October 2019
You will need to see a Student Funding Adviser with your completed form, in the Student Hub, RM050, during our drop-in times: 10 - 4 Mon -Thurs; 10 - 3 Friday.
If you are unhappy with the result of your Support Grant application you can appeal the decision. You can contact the chair of the panel, Joanna Wakely, by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students who have compulsory course costs (not general costs such as books, stationary etc), may be able to apply to the course costs support grant.
This grant is available to support students who have been offered a short term unpaid placement.
This grant is available to support students who have been offered to take part in the International Marketing Week programme only. Please note this is not for unpaid placements. Please go to our page for more details and an application form.
This grant is to support students requiring a diagnostic assessment in order to receive support from the university and the “Disabled Students’ Allowance.” Please go to our page for more details
The summer support grant opens during the summer break each year, if funds are still available.
Eligibility criteria remains the same as for the support grant.
For more details about financial support during the summer break please go to the summer support grant page on the Solent webpages.
If you need help with your student funding please contact a student funding adviser.
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Page last updated on Monday 16 September 2019 at 12.04pm.
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