Funding and financial support available to students

As a university student, there are a number of ways you can get financial support. Whether it’s a long term loan, short-term funding, bursaries or a bank account that’s right for student life; there are lots of ways to manage your money.

Financial funding that’s available to students

You might be able to get additional financial help based on your personal circumstances. Whether you’re married or have caring responsibilities, or you have a disability or belong to an estranged family, find out about extra funding you might be eligible for.

Financial support available at Leeds


Financial Assistance Fund

We know some students are wary of applying for additional funding. If you are finding things difficult, don’t suffer in silence — reach out and find out how we can support you.

There’s lots of help and support available — just ask!

Getting the right student bank account

If you have an overdraft, keep an eye on your limit and stay within it or you’ll be charged daily by the bank. And remember, don’t feel as though you have to stay with the same bank throughout your studies — move and see what freebies you can get!

What other financial support can you get?

Some charitable trusts also offer additional funding for students. They’ll have their own criteria depending on who is funding them. Find out more about charitable trusts and scholarships.


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