Mature Students Hardship Fund- Apply Now

Mature Students Hardship Fund is a fund eligible for students who are mature students currently studying at Strathclyde and are Struggling Financially.

Mature Students Hardship Fund

Eligible Group: Strathclyde Students

Level of Study: Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research

Number of Awards: Award will be judged on a case to case basis. Awards will be made until the fund has been exhausted.

Value of Fund: Varies, £500-£1000

Duration of Fund: One-off award


Registered students of the University shall be eligible to apply to the Fund if they meet the following criteria:

  • are aged 21 or over at the start of their current course of study.
  • started their course with an appropriate funding arrangement in place but have fallen into hardship
  • if eligible, have applied to the Discretionary Fund for support
  • If eligible, have applied for all statutory funding (Student loan, bursary, cost of living grant)
  • or they have been recommended for support from the Fund by the Student Support Team on the basis of urgent or exceptional circumstances
  • payment from the fund will make a significant contribution to the student’s ability to continue their studies successfully.

How to Apply

Students should complete a Financial Support Funds application and email this along with supporting documents to submit this along with their supporting documents to


Mature Students Hardship Fund Application Deadline: 1 January 2030

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