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 in 2020. 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

Available for home undergraduate, first-degree students who perform strongly in A-levels or equivalent qualifications. The scholarship applies to students with home fee status:

The scholarships are worth:

  • £3000 over the course of a degree (£1000 per year on a standard full-time degree) for students with the equivalent of AAA or above at A-level (or equivalent)
  • £2000 over the course of a degree for students with the equivalent of AAB at A-level (or equivalent) (£667 per year on a standard full-time degree).

Key information

  • The scholarships are awarded on enrolment to students who meet the criteria above.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to students with a Home/EU fee status only.

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

Esports Scholarships

Up to 20 cash scholarships, worth £1500 per year of your degree, are available to students who demonstrate aptitude in esports.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded based on an assessment of an additional online application, and subsequently approved by a panel.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • The scholarships are available to students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including international and full-year study abroad students.

To find out more and apply, please visit the dedicated Esports Scholarship webpage.

Roehampton Music Scholarship

The University of Roehampton offers music scholarships to students demonstrating high levels of excellence in music. They enable undergraduate and postgraduate students to meet some of the costs of developing their talents through lessons, courses, or the purchase of relevant equipment (instruments/strings/sheet music). In return, music scholars enhance the cultural life of the University through performances and other activities.

The cash scholarships are worth up to £1200 per year. Successful recipients also receive travel and entry costs for competitions and gym access.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded by the Director of Music, based on an assessment of an application and audition.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to home and international students.

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

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.

Cash scholarships worth between £500 and £1500 per year. Successful recipients also receive travel and entry costs for competitions and gym access.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded by the Sport and Active Communities Manager after enrolment, based on an assessment made during an application process.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to home and international students.

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

The Anthony Horowitz scholarships

Three cash scholarships are available to high-achieving students commencing undergraduate study in the Department of English and Creative Writing, provided to students who demonstrate their commitment to enriching the life of the Department. The scholars be expected to achieve at least ABB and above at A-level (or equivalent) and be assessed based on a written statement.

The Anthony Horowitz scholarships are worth £2000 (£667 per year on a standard full-time degree), paid in three instalments during each year of study.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded based on an additional online application and awareded by a panel during the admissions cycle.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to students with a Home/EU status only.

Find out more

BA Primary Education Male Student Scholarship

A cash scholarship for full-time BA Primary Education is available to male students in receipt of the maximum means-tested maintenance loan from Student Finance England.

The scholarship is worth £1000 each year for three years, or £3000 in total.

Notes

  • The scholarships are awarded automatically.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to students with a Home/EU status only.

Nursing Scholarship

Cash scholarships for Nursing students who achieve at least 112 tariff points. This will be paid in two instalments in the first and second terms of the first year.

The scholars will receive a total of £1,000 paid in two instalments of £500 in Year 1 only.

Key Information

  • The scholarships are awarded automatically.
  • They can be combined with any other scholarship.
  • They are available to students with a Home/EU status only.

 

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 2019/20 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 £12,020 per year, are available. You can find out more by contacting us on 020 8392 3232 or by visiting the Government's Student Finance website for the latest information.

If you take out a loan, you will start making repayments when your income is over the UK repayment threshold, which is £25,725 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 2020, 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 student, you will have access to personalised 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.

You can find independent sources of financial advice via the Citizens Advice Service.

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