The University Access Fund provides limited discretionary financial support for students who are experiencing financial difficulty and are unable to meet basic or unexpected additional costs from other sources of support.
The fund can also offer limited support to students who have experienced a change in financial circumstances due to unforeseen events.
Bath Spa University is eligible to certify loan applications for William D. Ford Federal Direct Loans (Direct Loans) including Direct subsidized loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Parent PLUS loans and Graduate PLUS loans.
The Bath Spa University school code is: G35333.
More information about US Federal Direct Loans is available on the Federal Student Aid website via the following link www.ed.gov.
For information on Federal Aid, fee payments and general financial information, please see the US federal loans webpage.
The Government of Canada offers full and part-time loans to students with demonstrated financial need in all provinces and territories across Canada, with the exception of Quebec, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
The purpose of a Canadian Student Loan is to supplement, not replace, the financial resources that you (and your family, where applicable) are expected to contribute.
Bath Spa University offers a range of scholarship opportunities for high-achieving international students who would gain from studying in the UK. The scholarship programme includes opportunities at undergraduate level.
For information on Scholarships, please see the Scholarships webpages.
Living costs, sometimes called maintenance, includes; accommodation, food, clothing, books, entertainment and travel in the UK. As per UK Visas and Immigration, estimated living costs for an international student on a degree course are estimated to be £9,135 per 9-month academic year (£1,015 per month), or £12,180 for a full year. These figures are approximate and vary with different lifestyles.
Each academic year, the SWWDTP funds places for doctoral students across the arts and humanities. Funding consists of a full fee waiver, and a stipend paid at UKRI rates current for the respective year.
Students may choose a 'primary' institution and a 'secondary' institution for their supervision, with the 'primary' institution being their 'home'. They will have access to the resources of both institutions, and a dedicated suite of provision directly from the SWW DTP Hub itself - including events, training opportunities, placement opportunities and more.
Applications for funding open on 30 November 2021 and close on 24 January 2022. See the SWWDTP website for further information. Please check the SWWDTP website for eligibility. If you need additional assistance, you are welcome to contact the Graduate College at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is a web resource for current and prospective postgraduate students (any subject, any nationality) who are looking to fund PhD, Masters and PGCE study in the UK through grants from charities, trusts and foundations.
Jobs.ac.uk is an online searchable portal, showing hundreds of funded PhD opportunities from across the UK.
Manage your finances
Don’t let money (or rather, a lack of it) make life difficult. We can help you manage your finances and check that you’re getting all the funding you’re entitled to. We have a number ofbursaries and scholarships, as well as support available if you’re having financial problems.