For further information please contact the Student Financial Support team in the Carrington Building.
Telephone +44 (0) 118 378 5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
One final thing, we would like to introduce you to our online e-learning platform Blackbullion. You can log on to gain access to interactive, bite-sized financial lessons, helping you to master your money from pre-enrolment to graduation and beyond. Topics include budgeting, savings and debt management alongside a Student Loan repayment calculator.
Find out more at www.reading.ac.uk/blackbullion
What is it Worth
This bursary provides a cash award or a tuition fee waiver of £1,100 (£550 for students undertaking a Postgraduate ITT courses) per academic year for new students joining the university in 2020/21, continuing students pre 2018/19 will receive £1,000 (£500 respectively). It is available (dependent on eligibility) for the duration of your course.
The cash award is paid in two instalments, 50% on or around 30 October,2020 and the remaining 50% on or around 12 February 2021. The bursary will be paid into the same account in which you receive your maintenance loan.
Who is eligible to apply
UK and EU* undergraduate students on a full-time or part-time undergraduate course commencing their studies in 2020/21 academic year with a household income of £27,000 or below. Students that started their course prior to the 2018/19 academic year, must have a household income of £25,000 or below to be eligible for this bursary.
Available to students of any subject
Final allocation of bursaries will be made in early July 2021
Any student who has not made their finalised household income available to the University by 11th June 2021 will not be considered for the Bursary.
(*EU students must be assessed as eligible for funding from Student Finance England in order to qualify.)
How to apply
You do not need to apply for this bursary. However, in order to be considered, students must ensure that they have been fully means tested and their sponsors (parents/guardian) have agreed to share household income with the University (given consent to share). If you have not given your consent yet, your sponsor (parent/guardian) will need to call 0300 100 0607 (England), 0300 200 4050 (Wales), 0300 100 0077 (N. Ireland) or 0131 244 5341 (Scotland) to check that you have given consent to share, you will need to state your Customer Reference Number in order to do so.