Higher Education Financial Support

We provide financial assistance to students who are in financial difficulty and who are enrolled on a Higher Education course.

Care Leavers Scholarship Guidance

In 2021/22, the University Centre Grimsby (UCG) will provide scholarships to five Care Leavers for the duration of their higher education course within the TEC Partnership at the UCG campus, up to a maximum of three years’ worth of study. It will include:

  • Tuition fees – These will be covered by the TEC Partnership for the duration of the higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years or two years for a Foundation Degree or HNC/HND.
  • 52 weeks of accommodation will be provided during this time
  • College credits worth £875 will be provided each year to go towards meals on campus
  • A maintenance/travel subsidy of £4,000/year will be provided, payable in instalments as weekly BACS payments

If you have any queries about the scholarship or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

This scholarship is available to five applicants following an application, assessment and selection process. The closing date for applications is 31st March 2021.

If you think you might be eligible, apply now to be considered for one of these life-changing scholarships.

Support grants

In 2021/22, 400 support grants of up to £250 will be awarded based on individual assessed needs. These can be requested throughout the year and applicants will be required to attend a one-to-one meeting about their support needs to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties or disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information, visit www.direct.gov.uk website.

The college may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

This grant is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications may be means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

If you have any queries about the support fund or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

Care Leavers Scholarship Guidance

In 2020/21, the University Centre Grimsby will provide scholarships to five Care Leavers for the duration of their higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years’ worth of study. It will include:

  • Tuition fees – These will be covered by the TEC Partnership for the duration of the higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years or two years for a Foundation Degree or HNC/HND.
  • 52 weeks of accommodation will be provided during this time
  • College credits worth £875 will be provided each year to go towards meals on campus
  • A maintenance/travel subsidy of £4,000/year will be provided, payable in instalments as weekly BACS payments

If you have any queries about the scholarship or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

This scholarship is available to five applicants following an application, assessment and selection process. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2020.

If you think you might be eligible, apply now to be considered for one of these life-changing scholarships.

Support grants

In 2020/21, 400 support grants of up to £250 will be awarded based on individual assessed needs. These can be requested throughout the year and applicants will be required to attend a one-to-one meeting about their support needs to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties or disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information, visit www.direct.gov.uk website.

The college may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

This grant is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications may be means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

If you have any queries about the support fund or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

Bursaries

In 2019/20, the University Centre Grimsby will provide 300 bursaries worth up to £350 paid as college credit to new Level 4 students from households with residual incomes lower than £25,000 and those from low participation backgrounds to students who are enrolled on a Higher Education course. The college credits can be used to support college based activities, such as purchasing any Institute service or goods through Institute systems e.g. gym membership, nursery, food, art equipment, trips/visits.

Financial support through bursary will be prioritised to students who pay full rate tuition fees, who have low household incomes of below £25,000 indicated by receiving full student finance and who live in POLAR3 Quintile 1 or 2 postcodes (designated target areas identified through the Office for Students data).

Care Leavers Scholarship Guidance

In 2019/20, the University Centre Grimsby will provide scholarships to five Care Leavers for the duration of their higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years’ worth of study. It will include:

  • Tuition fees – These will be covered by the TEC Partnership for the duration of the higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years or two years for a Foundation Degree or HNC/HND.
  • 52 weeks of accommodation will be provided during this time
  • College credits worth £875 will be provided each year to go towards meals on campus
  • A maintenance/travel subsidy of £4,000/year will be provided, payable in instalments as weekly BACS payments

If you have any queries about the scholarship or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

This scholarship is available to five applicants following an application, assessment and selection process. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2020.

If you think you might be eligible, apply now to be considered for one of these life-changing scholarships.

Support grants

In 2019/20, 400 support grants of up to £250 will be awarded based on individual assessed needs. These can be requested throughout the year and applicants will be required to attend a one-to-one meeting about their support needs to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties or disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information, visit www.direct.gov.uk website.

The college may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

This grant is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications may be means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

If you have any queries about the support fund or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

Bursaries

This provides college credits worth £150 to students who are enrolled on a Higher Education course. It is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications are means tested and awards are allocated according to need.  The college credits can be used to support college based activities, such as purchasing any Institute service or goods through Institute systems e.g. gym membership, nursery, food, art equipment, trips/visits.

The bursary is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications are means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

In 2018/19 Financial support through bursary will be provided to students who pay fees above the basic threshold, live in POLAR3 Q1/2 postcodes (postcodes designated quintiles 1&2 by HE Qualifications Quintile postcodes) and have low household incomes of below £25,000 indicated by receiving full student finance.

Priority will be given to Year 1 students. In 2018/19 credit bursaries of £150 will be provided to 600 students who meet the criteria set out above. These will be credited to the student account linked to their student identification cards.

Hardship grants

In 2018/19 a minimum of 280 hardship grands of up to £250  maybe awarded based on individual assessed needs these can be requested throughout the year and applicants have to attend a one to one meeting about managing personal budgets in order to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties/disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information visit www.direct.gov.uk  website. The College may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

It is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications are means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

2021/22

Care Leavers Scholarship Guidance

In 2021/22, the University Centre Grimsby (UCG) will provide scholarships to five Care Leavers for the duration of their higher education course within the TEC Partnership at the UCG campus, up to a maximum of three years’ worth of study. It will include:

  • Tuition fees – These will be covered by the TEC Partnership for the duration of the higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years or two years for a Foundation Degree or HNC/HND.
  • 52 weeks of accommodation will be provided during this time
  • College credits worth £875 will be provided each year to go towards meals on campus
  • A maintenance/travel subsidy of £4,000/year will be provided, payable in instalments as weekly BACS payments

If you have any queries about the scholarship or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

This scholarship is available to five applicants following an application, assessment and selection process. The closing date for applications is 31st March 2021.

If you think you might be eligible, apply now to be considered for one of these life-changing scholarships.

Support grants

In 2021/22, 400 support grants of up to £250 will be awarded based on individual assessed needs. These can be requested throughout the year and applicants will be required to attend a one-to-one meeting about their support needs to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties or disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information, visit www.direct.gov.uk website.

The college may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

This grant is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications may be means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

If you have any queries about the support fund or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

2020/21

Care Leavers Scholarship Guidance

In 2020/21, the University Centre Grimsby will provide scholarships to five Care Leavers for the duration of their higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years’ worth of study. It will include:

  • Tuition fees – These will be covered by the TEC Partnership for the duration of the higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years or two years for a Foundation Degree or HNC/HND.
  • 52 weeks of accommodation will be provided during this time
  • College credits worth £875 will be provided each year to go towards meals on campus
  • A maintenance/travel subsidy of £4,000/year will be provided, payable in instalments as weekly BACS payments

If you have any queries about the scholarship or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

This scholarship is available to five applicants following an application, assessment and selection process. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2020.

If you think you might be eligible, apply now to be considered for one of these life-changing scholarships.

Support grants

In 2020/21, 400 support grants of up to £250 will be awarded based on individual assessed needs. These can be requested throughout the year and applicants will be required to attend a one-to-one meeting about their support needs to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties or disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information, visit www.direct.gov.uk website.

The college may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

This grant is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications may be means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

If you have any queries about the support fund or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

2019/20

Bursaries

In 2019/20, the University Centre Grimsby will provide 300 bursaries worth up to £350 paid as college credit to new Level 4 students from households with residual incomes lower than £25,000 and those from low participation backgrounds to students who are enrolled on a Higher Education course. The college credits can be used to support college based activities, such as purchasing any Institute service or goods through Institute systems e.g. gym membership, nursery, food, art equipment, trips/visits.

Financial support through bursary will be prioritised to students who pay full rate tuition fees, who have low household incomes of below £25,000 indicated by receiving full student finance and who live in POLAR3 Quintile 1 or 2 postcodes (designated target areas identified through the Office for Students data).

Care Leavers Scholarship Guidance

In 2019/20, the University Centre Grimsby will provide scholarships to five Care Leavers for the duration of their higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years’ worth of study. It will include:

  • Tuition fees – These will be covered by the TEC Partnership for the duration of the higher education course within the TEC Partnership, up to a maximum of three years or two years for a Foundation Degree or HNC/HND.
  • 52 weeks of accommodation will be provided during this time
  • College credits worth £875 will be provided each year to go towards meals on campus
  • A maintenance/travel subsidy of £4,000/year will be provided, payable in instalments as weekly BACS payments

If you have any queries about the scholarship or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

This scholarship is available to five applicants following an application, assessment and selection process. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2020.

If you think you might be eligible, apply now to be considered for one of these life-changing scholarships.

Support grants

In 2019/20, 400 support grants of up to £250 will be awarded based on individual assessed needs. These can be requested throughout the year and applicants will be required to attend a one-to-one meeting about their support needs to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties or disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information, visit www.direct.gov.uk website.

The college may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

This grant is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications may be means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

If you have any queries about the support fund or need information about the application process, please email [email protected]

2018/19

Bursaries

This provides college credits worth £150 to students who are enrolled on a Higher Education course. It is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications are means tested and awards are allocated according to need.  The college credits can be used to support college based activities, such as purchasing any Institute service or goods through Institute systems e.g. gym membership, nursery, food, art equipment, trips/visits.

The bursary is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications are means tested and awards are allocated according to need.

In 2018/19 Financial support through bursary will be provided to students who pay fees above the basic threshold, live in POLAR3 Q1/2 postcodes (postcodes designated quintiles 1&2 by HE Qualifications Quintile postcodes) and have low household incomes of below £25,000 indicated by receiving full student finance.

Priority will be given to Year 1 students. In 2018/19 credit bursaries of £150 will be provided to 600 students who meet the criteria set out above. These will be credited to the student account linked to their student identification cards.

Hardship grants

In 2018/19 a minimum of 280 hardship grands of up to £250  maybe awarded based on individual assessed needs these can be requested throughout the year and applicants have to attend a one to one meeting about managing personal budgets in order to be considered for a grant.

Students with learning difficulties/disabilities should apply for the Disabled Students Allowance in the first instance. For further information visit www.direct.gov.uk  website. The College may be able to assist with financing a diagnostic assessment of specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia) depending on financial circumstances.

It is not intended to pay for costs normally covered by Student Loans. Applications are means tested and awards are allocated according to need.