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    1. The City Undergraduate Accommodation Bursary (for 2014/15 entry)
    2. The City Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary for 2014/15 entry)
    3. Terms & Conditions
    4. National Scholarship Programme (2014/15 entry)
    5. The City Undergraduate Care Leavers Bursary (for 2016/17 entry)
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Bursaries & Scholarships - 2014/2015

Undergraduate bursaries and scholarships are available for UK and EU students to help fund your studies at City, University of London. These are based on academic achievement and/or financial need. Some of these bursaries and scholarships are offered by the City, including The Lord Mayor of London Scholarships for Academic Excellence, while others are offered by external organisations.


Students from outside the European Union should see our page on funding and financial support for international students.

Scholarships are still being finalised but here are just some of the funding packages you could qualify for:

The Lord Mayor of London Scholarships for Academic Excellence 2014/2015

That is why City is offering a Scholarship of up to £3,000 per year to UK and EU undergraduate students who achieve exceptional grades at 'A' level, International Baccalaureate or other qualifications.

Read the terms and conditions for this scholarship.

National Scholarship Programme 2014/2015

Jointly funded by City, University of London and the UK Government, a total of £936,000 is due to be awarded through this scholarship programme in 2014/15. Find out if you're eligible and how much you could receive.

The City Undergraduate Student Choice Bursary 2014/2015

This bursary is aimed at Home/UK undergraduates ordinarily resident in England, from household incomes of between £16,001 and £42,611 starting an undergraduate degree in 2014/15. The award is worth £1,000 per year for up to three years.

Find out more about the bursary.

The City Undergraduate Accommodation Bursary 2014/2015

This bursary is aimed at Home/UK students starting an undergraduate degree in 2014/15 ordinarily resident in England, from household incomes of up to £42,611, living in City's nominated halls of residence. The award is worth £2,000 per year for up to three years.

Find out more about this bursary.

The City Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary 2014/15

This bursary is intended to provide additional financial support for mature Home/UK students starting an undergraduate degree in 2014/15 who are ordinarily resident in England, from household incomes of up to £42,611. The award is worth £1,000 per year for up to three years.

Find out more about this bursary.

The City Undergraduate Care Leavers Bursary 2014-2015

This bursary is for Home/UK undergraduates ordinarily resident in England who live or lived in care starting an undergraduate degree in 2014/15. The award is worth £2,500 per year for up to three years.

Find out more about this bursary.

The Worshipful Company Awards 2014/2015

1. The Worshipful Company of Dyers' Bursary:

The Worshipful Company of Dyers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. It originated as a trade association for members of the dyeing industry but is now mainly a charitable institution. The bursary is worth £1,000 per academic year, for a maximum of three years. Priority will be given to applicants from the Dyers sponsored schools: Archbishop Tenison's School in Lambeth, London and St Saviour's and St Olave's School in Southwark, London.

2. The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers' Award:

The Needlemakers is one of the London livery companies which sprang from ancient craft guilds. The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers is Number 65 in the order of precedence of the Livery Companies of the City. This award is worth £1,000 for one year only.

Value:
£1,000 for one year only, except of The Worshipful Company of Dyers' Bursary which is £1,000 per year for a maximum of three years.

Eligibility criteria:

  • New full-time UK/Home undergraduates starting in 2014/15;
  • In receipt of student finance, with a residual household income of £10,000 per year or less (as assessed by Student Finance England);
  • Achieved grades ABB or above in 'A' level (or UK equivalent qualifications).

The application process has now closed for 2014/15.

You are required to submit two supporting documents:

  1. a photocopy of your student finance breakdown letter and
  2. a photocopy of your current passport or a photocopy of your birth certificate.

Application and deadline:

The Application deadline for this scholarship has now passed.

Notification:

Applications will be assessed on the basis of financial hardship and academic merit. Shortlisting will be conducted by the City Financial Support Team. Short-listed applicants may be required to provide further information and/or attend an interview. All applicants will be advised of the results in January 2015. The recipients are expected to attend the City Scholarship Evening in February/March 2015 and the Worshipful Company Dinners.

Sir John Cass's Foundation Lord Mayor's Scholarship Programme

City, University of London has been granted scholarships funded jointly by Sir John Cass's Foundation and the Lord Mayor's Office in the City of London. These scholarships will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled on a course at City in September 2014. The awards are for up to £7,000 a year (they could be smaller) and will be payable for each year of undergraduate study. Payment of the awards for future years would be subject to the Foundation receiving a report from City indicating that academic progress, attitude and attendance were acceptable. It is envisaged that recipients of the scholarship will use it to pay their tuition fees with the balance contributing towards maintenance and everyday expenses.

To be eligible for the Sir John Cass's Foundation Lord Mayor's Scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be aged under 25 on 1 September 2014
  • Be a permanent resident of one of the following London Boroughs and have lived there for at least one year: Camden, City of London, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Newham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth or Westminster
  • Be eligible for student support and have been assessed by Student Finance England as having a residual household income of £42,620 a year or less
  • Be enrolled on a full-time first year undergraduate degree in a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

If you would like to be considered for the scholarship, please complete and return the application form to:

Kelly Rush
Donor Relations Officer
City, University of London
Development & Alumni Relations Office
10 Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday, 17 September 2014. Please enclose a photocopy of your Financial Support Notification from Student Finance Direct if you have it. Your application will be considered initially by a Scholarships Panel at City, University of London, who will select five applications to put forward to Sir John Cass's Foundation. The final selection will be made by the Foundation.

If you have any questions about your eligibility or completing your application, please contact Kelly Rush on +44 (0)20 7040 5205 or kelly.rush.1@city.ac.uk.

Read more about Sir John Cass's Foundation.

International Exchange Scholarships

City is providing Exchange Scholarships of up to £1,000 to assist students to study abroad for up to one year, as part of their degree, at one of our partner institutions. Please see the International Office's pages for further information.

City Future Fund Scholarships

The City Future Fund Scholarships are funded by generous donations from City alumni and friends through the City Future Fund. The scholarships are aimed at new undergraduate students who are in hardship and have excelled in their 'A' level (or equivalent) qualifications. Each scholarship is worth £2,000 per academic year towards living expenses.

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust Bursaries

These bursaries are open to students on first degree courses who are resident in the UK and who are the son, daughter, spouse, widow, or widower of a commercial traveller, chemist or grocer. The bursaries are intended to assist students in financial need. Find out more and download an application form.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is committed to developing, inspiring and encouraging engineers at every stage in their career, with practical, financial help. Each year, the Institution supports the educational and development needs of students, graduates and members with grants totalling £400,000.

Whitworth Scholarships

You may qualify for a Whitworth Scholarship for full-time or part-time study for an engineering degree.

Academic Prizes

Prizes are available to undergraduate second and third year students, including EU and international students. Students will be nominated by their School.

City Bursary

The City Bursary is available to students who commenced their study prior to September 2012. Find out more about the City Bursary.

Lambeth Residents Grant

The Walcot Foundation offers grants to low-income Lambeth residents to assist with the costs of undertaking education and training that has a strong likelihood of leading to work. Find out more about the Lambeth Residents Grant.

StuRents Accommodation Bursary

This is a bursary given to students in financial hardship, going into private accommodation in their second year of study. StuRents.com have donated funds that will be distributed to students based on hardship fund assessments in the previous year.

There is no need to apply for this bursary.

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