The Financial Assistance Fund aims to support students in financial hardship to help them remain in higher education as well as supporting where possible those who are considering leaving University because of financial problems.
To apply for the Financial Assistance Fund, you must be a ‘home’ student registered on an Undergraduate course studying a higher education course, either a BA, BSc, Foundation degree, HND or HNC either full-time or part-time including sandwich courses and any placements. You can also be a Postgraduate student, either full-time or part-time.
Step change – debt charity. Telephone: 0800 138 1111, website: www.stepchange.org
National debt line. Telephone: 0808 808 4000, website: nationaldebtline.org Student Finance England. Telephone: 0300 100 06 07, website: www.gov.uk/studentfinance Student Loans Company. Website: www.slc.co.uk or www.studentloanrepayment.co.uk