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To all EU (prospective) students - question about university bursaries/scholarships watch

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    I have been browsing university websites for a while and I notice one thing they have in common - nobody wants to give EU students any money, for any reason. No bursaries for financially disadvantaged EU students, no scholarships for brilliant EU students, nothing at all - and I wonder why.

    I see scholarships for international (outside EU/EEA) students, but nobody mentions EU students. I am from the EU, and I am going to pay the same tuition fees as UK students (...if they don't change the way things are, obviously), but it's going to be pretty difficult for me to sustain 3+ years of accommodation/living fees without any support from the university. My parents are obviously going to help me any way they can, and part-time jobs exist for a reason, but I'd like to know if any of you have found a university that helps EU students as well as other students, because I am seriously starting to be discouraged by the 'outwith the EU's* I see specified in university websites.


    *specifically, the University of Edinburgh uses these words. I had to google 'outwith' because I had no idea what it meant!



    PS I am not talking about student maintenance loans given by the government - if you haven't lived in the UK for at least three years, you can't apply for them. I'm talking about university-given grants/bursaries/funding!
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    Home students find bursaries extremely hard to get. Why shouldn't you?
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    (Original post by hypocriticaljap)
    Home students find bursaries extremely hard to get. Why shouldn't you?
    I think you misunderstood my question/post- what I'm saying is not that it's difficult for EU students to get bursaries, I'm saying that there are apparently NO bursaries to be had. In one case, you get a chance at it - in the other, you can't even try and apply for one. Big difference!
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    But why should there be? Unless some EU beneficiary is prepared to fund a bursary why should UK tax payers?
 
 
 
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