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Local Student Bursary Scheme

The Local Student Bursary Scheme is entirely funded by alumni (former Solent students), staff and friends of Solent University. Through their kind donations we are able to support local students.  

The bursary is £1,000 made in two £500 payments (in the first and second semester) for one academic year only.  

Students will need to reapply each academic year if they want to be considered to receive the bursary again.  

This year 15 bursaries of £1,000 are available for undergraduate students studying at Solent University.  

To be considered for a bursary you must be: 

  • A UK student 
  • Enrolled onto a full-time undergraduate degree 
  • Have applied for and received the first instalment of a Maintenance Loan for 2019/20
  • Prior to starting Solent, be from a UK ‘SO’ postcode, or from the Isle of Wight 
  • Or in the last two years, have studied at a partner sixth form school or college: 
    • Basingstoke College of Technology 
    • Bournemouth and Poole College 
    • Brockenhurst College 
    • City College Southampton 
    • Eastleigh College 
    • Fareham College 
    • Havant and South Downs College 
    • Hove College 
    • Isle of Wight College 
    • Itchen College 
    • Peter Symonds College 
    • Richard Taunton College 
    • Worthing College 
  • From a household income of less than £50,000 a year as confirmed by Student Finance England as at 31 October 2019. 

Please find below:

For help and support in completing an application, contact the Student Funding Team: student.funding@solent.ac.uk  

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 4PM THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER 2019

Page last updated on Wednesday 23 October 2019 at 3.04pm.

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