The City Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary
The City Undergraduate Mature Student Bursary is intended to provide additional financial support for new mature Home/UK undergraduates ordinarily resident in England, from household incomes of up to £42,611. In 2017/18 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 2017/18;
* 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 2017/18;
* Ordinarily resident in England;
* Residual household income equal to or less than £42,611 a year or less as assessed by Student Finance England (SFE);
* Aged 21 years of age or older on 1 September 2017.
Please see the terms and conditions for further details.
How to apply
Step 1. Apply for Student Finance through Student Finance England (SFE)
Step 2. Provide your household income to Student Finance England, please visit this website for further information.
Step 3. Both you and your sponsors/parents/partner/guardians must give consent to share your household income with City, University of London. Your consent must be activated on your Student Finance England account before/on 31st October 2017. For any queries on giving your consent please contact Student Finance England directly on 0300 100 0607.
Step 4. If you successfully complete steps 1 through to 3, you will then be considered for a scholarship/bursary, provided you meet the eligibility criteria listed above.
Important: you must provide your household income to Student Finance England and your consent to share your household income with City, University of London by 31st October 2017, otherwise you will not be considered for a scholarship/bursary for the full duration of your undergraduate course at City.
Notification and payment
Students who have been offered a bursary, will be contacted during January 2018 by their City email address. 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. Please see the terms and conditions for further details.