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The Support Grant is a non-repayable grant for students who are in financial hardship.
It will reopen on 8 October 2018.
Students can apply from:
Students enrolled on a course for 2018/19 at Solent University and are:
* EU and International Access FundIf 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.
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.
Undergraduate Support Grant
Postgraduate Support Grant
Change of cirmcumstances form
Support grants guidance notes
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 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, between 10 and 20 working days, who due to their poor financial circumstances, may be prevented from doing so.
An emergency loan is repayable, and interest free. It may be given to assist with basic living costs, before you receive your Maintenance Loan and if you are experiencing a genuine unforeseen emergency i.e. delay of student funding.
Once you have received your Maintenance Loan we would recommend you apply to the Support Grant (as above) if you are in financial difficulty.
For full eligibilty criteria please refer to the leaflet “Emergency short-term loans – Terms and Conditions”.
To apply for a short term loan, you must complete the application form and see a Student Funding Adviser (in the Student Hub) with it completed including all the evidence as requested on the form. Loans are discretionary and not given on demand.
Failure to repay the loan can result in:
For help during the summer break please go to the summer support grant page for more detailed information.
To apply please download and complete the form below:
Summer support grant application. (please note this fund is only open until 14 September 2018 or UNTIL FUNDS ARE EXHAUSTED).
You will need to see a Student Funding Adviser with your completed form, or email: email@example.com , to ask if you can email it in if you have genuine reasons why you cant come in.
If you need help with your student funding please contact a student funding adviser.
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Page last updated on Thursday 5 July 2018 at 10.18am.
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