Full Surrey Award 2019 entry

An award of £3,000 for eligible undergraduate students.

About the Full Surrey Award 2019 entry

The award of £3,000 for eligible recipients will be paid as follows for eligible students in full-time attendance at the relevant payment points (December and March):

  • Where the recipient is living on campus, the bursary will be paid against their accommodation fees.
  • Cash payments will only apply where the recipient is not living on campus.
  • Applicable in the first year of study, including foundation years, and for subsequent years where a student progresses normally on their programme, but excluding the Professional Training year or repeat periods of study.

 

Care leavers bursary

The University of Surrey also offers a guaranteed minimum bursary of £1,000 on entry to qualifying students who have been in local authority care for 2019 entry and who may not meet the Full Surrey Award criteria.

Please note

The £1,000 is not paid in addition to the Full Surrey Award.

In order to be eligible:

  • you must be under 25 years of age and will have been in care for at least 13 weeks after the age of 14
  • your household income must meet all of the criteria
  • you must be a UK or EU student
  • you must be paying full tuition fees (therefore NHS-funded students and students who are being funded are not eligible)
  • you must also have correctly filled out and submitted your application to Student Finance England/Student Finance European Team for a loan and must also make sure that you and your parent/guardian have given your consent to share the information with the University.
Notes

Please note: the schemes detailed are subject to OfS (Office for Students) approval and therefore our bursary schemes may change in order to meet regulations.

Eligibility criteria for the Full Surrey Award 2019 entry

In order to be eligible:

  • your household income must be less then £25,000
  • you must be normally resident in POLAR4 postcodes rated 1 or 2*
  • you must be a UK or EU student
  • you must be paying full tuition fees (therefore NHS-funded students and students who are being funded are not eligible)
  • you must also have correctly filled out and submitted your application to Student Finance England/Student Finance European Team for a loan and must also make sure that you and your parent/guardian have given your consent to share the information with the University.

(Note: EU students may only be eligible for this award if they are ordinarily resident in the UK and meet all the criteria)

* POLAR (Participation of Local Areas) is a HEFCE classification for the participation in higher education by young people by geographical area in the UK. It’s used to measure the widening participation performance of universities.

Check your POLAR ranking of your home postcode.

Please note: The postcode we will use for bursary purposes is the Student Finance England (SFE) verified home address, prior to commencing your University programme. This postcode will be used for eligibility assessment for the duration of your programme.

How to apply for the Full Surrey Award 2019 entry

The University will identify eligible students, so there is no application form for this scheme.

Contact details

For enquiries regarding this bursary, please contact the Fees and Funding team.

Scholarships and bursaries

There is a range of support available to help finance your studies.