City University London Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary
The City Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary is intended to provide additional financial support for mature Home/UK undergraduates ordinarily resident in England, from household incomes of up to £42,611. In 2016/17 there are 20 bursaries to be awarded. Students accepted to City through clearing will also be considered for this bursary.
* There are 20 Mature Student Bursaries to be awarded to new undergraduates starting in 2016/17;
* Each bursary is worth £1,000 per year academic year, for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.
* New Home/UK undergraduates starting in 2016/17;
* Ordinarily resident in England;
* Aged 21 years of age or older on 1 September 2016.
Terms & Conditions
These terms and conditions relate to The City Undergraduate Care Leavers Bursary, The City Undergraduate Accommodation Bursary and The City Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary.
1. Eligible students must be fully registered at the University by 31 October 2016. They must also have been fully assessed by Student Finance England by this date, otherwise they will not be considered for the award.
2. Students must be new entrants to Higher Education, i.e. have not previously studied part or all of an undergraduate degree programme.
3. Students must be commencing the first year of their degree as a new student i.e. those commencing in Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 are not eligible.
4. The award is available to eligible Home/UK undergraduate students who are ordinarily resident in England. Students who are ordinarily resident in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland are not eligible.
5. Students whose tuition fees are reassessed in the middle of their degree or who restart a degree will not be eligible.
6. Students may be eligible for additional awards.
7. Students must be fully enrolled to receive the bursary, and must be fully enrolled in subsequent years, and maintain satisfactory academic progress.
8. The number of bursaries is limited and we cannot guarantee that every student who meets the eligibility criteria will receive a bursary.
9. The following categories of students are not eligible for bursaries:
* students in receipt of the Lord Mayor of London Scholarship for Academic Excellence (with the exception of The City Undergraduate Care Leavers Bursary);
* NHS-funded students;
* students directly continuing from one course to another (for example from foundation degree or HND on to the final year of an honours degree);
* students transferring in from another institution;
* students undertaking a postgraduate qualification;
* part-time students studying at less than 25 per cent intensity of the full-time equivalent course;
* any other students whose fees are paid or part-paid through a sponsorship arrangement.
You don't need to complete a separate application form. When you apply for student finance through Student Finance England (SFE) please give your consent to share your financial information with the University, all your sponsors must also give their consent to share their financial information with the University. You will then be automatically considered for a bursary, provided you meet the eligibility criteria listed above. Your consent to share must be activated on your Student Finance England account before 31st October 2016.
Notification and payment
Students who have been offered a bursary, will be contacted during January 2017 by email. Payments will be made in two equal instalments in January and April each year.
Please note: allocation of these bursaries in the first year is dependent on the selection parameters and the number of bursaries available. This means that not every eligible student will be granted a bursary. Bursaries will be awarded to eligible students from the lowest household incomes.
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