Financial support – undergraduate students (UK and EU)

Below is a list of funding opportunities and advice that may be available to you. Contact us if have any questions or want to find out more.

Below is a range of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for if you are applying to study with us for 2019. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need more information about them or would like advice on other funding opportunities. If you are a prospective undergraduate student from outside the EU, then please visit our international scholarships page.

The information on this page is subject to change, so please check back regularly for updates.

Academic Excellence Scholarship (UK students only)

The University of Roehampton has launched a scholarship scheme for undergraduate, first-degree students who perform strongly in A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and a number of equivalent qualifications. The scholarships are worth up to £3000.

To find out more please visit the dedicated Academic Excellence Scholarship webpage.

Esports Scholarships

We have launched a scholarship worth £1,500 a year for students with talents in esports, for those entering the University in 2019.

We are also investing in growing esports at the University, with new facilities and a student society.

To find out more and apply please visit the dedicated esports webpage.

BA Primary Education Male Student Scholarship

The University of Roehampton participates in a government initiative to encourage males into careers in teaching which provides the university with specific funding for male students.

Eligibility Full-time BA Primary Education male students in receipt of the maximum means-tested maintenance loan from Student Finance England.
Amount £1,000 cash award each year for three years.
Application You do not need to apply for this scholarship – eligibility is assessed automatically. Successful students are contacted by the University during their first term.
Combinations This scholarship can be combined with the Roehampton Music Scholarship and Scholarship for Sporting Excellence.
Further information Contact:

Roehampton Music Scholarship

The University of Roehampton offers music scholarships to enable undergraduate and postgraduate students meet some of the costs of developing their talents through lessons, courses, or the purchase of relevant equipment (instruments/strings/sheet music etc.). In return, music scholars enhance the cultural life of the University through performances and enrich their colleges by being available for events chosen by College Heads.


The scholarships are open to all full-time Roehampton students from all disciplines. Applicants must be enrolling in a programme which is taught on campus.
The successful candidates have to:

  • Support the promotion of music at Roehampton;
  • Collaborate with other musicians at Roehampton;
  • Be willing to perform each term at Roehampton, both at fixed events in their respective colleges and for events in the University calendar (exclude those on extended study abroad).
Amount Up to £1200 cash award.
  • A statement detailing why you should be considered and what the funds will be used for;
  • CV outlining your musical experience to date;
  • An audition (instrument/voice).
Further information Contact:

Scholarship for Sporting Excellence

The University is dedicated to giving its students the opportunity to play sports at all levels. We recognise the difficulties students encounter trying to balance academic studies with training and competition schedules. Alongside the scholarship, we offer a support network designed to encourage talented sports men and women to meet their full potential in their academic studies, as well as their chosen sport.

Eligibility The scholarships are open to all full-time University of Roehampton students. Applicants must be enrolling in a programme which is taught on campus.
  • The scholarships range from £500 - £1500 per year of study;
  • Additional support to help you to manage your academic studies with your sporting activities;
  • ROEActive gym membership.

Visit the Scholarship for Sporting Excellence page for more details and the application form. 

The deadline for applications is to be confirmed.
Further information Contact: James Ayres on or 0208 392 3703.


We reserve the right to adjust the value, volume and eligibility criteria of our scholarship and bursary programmes.

All scholarships offered by Roehampton are awarded based on you completing the year of study for which they are granted. If you withdraw or interrupt your studies during the course of an academic year, you will only be entitled to the proportion of scholarship that relates to the period that you have completed, and will become liable for any tuition fee shortfall as a result.

View details on our 2018/19 undergraduate UK/EU scholarships.

You can apply for a tuition fee loan of up to £9,250 per year, as long as you live in the UK, qualify for ‘home’ fee status and have a university place.

Means-tested maintenance loans, covering the cost of living up to £9,963 per year, are also available. You can find out more by contacting us on 020 8392 3232 or by visiting the Government's Student Finance website.

If you take out a loan, you will start making repayments when your income is over the UK repayment threshold, which is £25,000 a year. If your income falls below the repayment threshold, repayments will stop and only re-start when your income is over the threshold. You can find out more by contacting us on 020 8392 3232 or by visiting the Government's Student Finance website.

EU students

If you are a citizen of an EU country and are applying for a course with us to begin in either 2018 or 2019, then you are likely to have access to UK student loans for the duration of your course, even if the course concludes after the UK’s exit from the EU. To do so, you will need to be eligible for home fee status, which is normally the case if you have resided in the European Economic Area for at least 3 years prior to starting your studies with us.

A 2% tuition fee discount will be given to all students who make full payment of their tuition fees online by the published date of enrolment. Our payment options can be found here.

A 20% tuition fee discount on campus-based courses will be given for all UK, EU and international Roehampton alumni holding a full undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification and those who studied here on an exchange/study abroad programme, for any higher programme of study. This reduction will be applied to the tuition fee prior to payment.

If you enrol on a full-time or part-time course which has a 'course intensity level' of at least 50% and have a disability, you may be eligible to receive a Disabled Student’s Allowance. You can find out more here.

Our Student Hardship Fund provides financial assistance for to help students through periods of financial difficulty. As a Roehampton student, you will be able to apply at any point throughout your programme, and funding includes grants or repayable interest-free loans.

As a students, you will have access to personalised financial guidance, helping you find useful sources of information for professional financial advice. Our wellbeing team can also talk to you about personal issues, supporting you through your studies.