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Funding your studies

It can be hard to know what financial help is available to you as a student. 🤔

Learn about the variety of options that can help fund your studies and maximise the money available to you below.

Student loans ⬇️
As a student at the University of Bradford, you may be able to borrow money to help with the cost of tuition fees or living expenses.

Funding from the government
▪️ Tuition Loan: covers the cost of your course and is paid directly to the University.
▪️ Maintenance Loan: can contribute to the cost of your living expenses as an undergraduate student.
▪️ Master's Loan: can contribute to the cost of a postgraduate taught degree.
▪️ Doctoral Loan: can help cover the cost of your course and living expenses as a PhD student.

Funding from the University
▪️ Student Support Fund Loan: is provided by the University to help students in certain circumstances.
▪️ Laptop Loan Fund: is for students with no access to IT equipment.

Student grants ⬇️
As a student at the University of Bradford, you may be able to apply for money to help with the cost of living expenses.

Funding from the government
▪️ Adult Dependant's Grant: can help you if you're financially responsible for another adult.
▪️ Childcare Grant: is for parents or guardians who need help with childcare costs.
▪️ Disabled Students' Allowance: can support you with the additional costs of studying with a physical or mental health condition.
▪️ Parents Learning Allowance: is available to students with children.
▪️ NHS Learning Support Fund: provides additional financial support to students studying university healthcare courses.

Funding from the University
▪️ Care Experience Students' Grant: is for students who have previously been in care as a child or young person.
▪️ DSA Refund Grant: offers financial assistance for students receiving DSA who wish to purchase a computer.
▪️ Estranged Students' Grant: offers extra financial assistance to students who are not in contact with and are not supported by either of their parents.
▪️ Student Support Fund Grant: helps students who are facing financial difficulty with essential living costs.

▪️ Funding for students with children: Find out about non-repayable grants and repayable loans that are available.
▪️ Repeating a year of studies: If you have studied previously and have either had to drop out or repeat a year of your course due to compelling personal reasons, then you may be able to apply to get an extra year of funding from your student finance provider.
The University offers a money and welfare advice service for students to access impartial information, advice and guidance from an experienced and professional team of Student Life Advisers.

Find out how they can support you. 👋
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