Commuter Bursary

Awarded by : University of Greenwich

Updated on Aug 16, 2022
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Commuter Bursary

  • Applicable for

    University of Greenwich in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 97,540/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2023 +1 more

  • Final application deadline

    31 May 2023

  • Type of scholarships

    Need

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Scholarship Overview

  • Commuter bursaries support students from low-income households who face challenging travel costs to attend university
  • The commuter bursary is funded by our Hardship Fund and there are a capped number of awards. We offer these on a first-come, first-served basis.

     

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Greenwich in UK

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  • Commuter Bursary offers to UG and PG Students
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Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 1,000 => Rs 97,540

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 93.06 (last updated 18th October 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ×Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The bursaries are worth 50% of your monthly commuting cost between home and university up to £1,000 per academic year.

     

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Eligibility

  • To be eligible for a commuter bursary, applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

    • Applicants are a fully registered new student at the University of Greenwich starting September 2021.
    • They are studying at one of our campuses (Greenwich / Avery Hill / Medway).
    • They can demonstrate or show evidence of regular commuting costs.
    • Their household income is below £25,000.
    • If they are studying an undergraduate course, you will receive the full maintenance loan from Student Finance England.
    • If they are studying a postgraduate course, they will receive a postgraduate loan and they have a clear plan for paying their course costs.

    Applicants must also consent to share information with the University to verify thier entitlement to a commuter bursary.

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Demonstrate or show evidence of regular commuting costs
  • Proof of household income is below £25,000

Scholarship Application

Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date May 31, 2023
  • Applications will be open for 2022/23 via the Greenwich Hardship Fund, which opens after the close of registration in October 2022 until the 31st May 2023.

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email fab@greenwich.ac.uk
Phone number 020 8331 9000

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