Student working on a laptop in a bedroom

Student Hardship Grant

If you’re suffering from severe financial hardship due to extra costs or unexpected expenses, the UWE Bristol Fund may be able to help.

  • Are you worried you might have to leave your course?
  • Could your current money worries mean you have to give up your dream career?
  • Are you struggling to pay bills? 

The Student Hardship Grant awards £500 - £1,500 to students suffering significant financial difficulties.

To find out if you are eligible please email the Money Advice and Funds Service on

“My family are in a difficult financial situation having been displaced from Mosul. The Hardship Grant decreased the burden of worry and helped me concentrate on my studies.”

Nabaa, MSc Public Health

“As a care leaver and lone parent with health problems I was extremely anxious about managing financially through the summer. This grant will make a big difference to me and my son.”

Charlotte, Health Professions Foundation Programme

Back to top