Our ARU Bursary is open to undergraduate and integrated Masters students from the UK.
It is also available to EU students starting a course in January 2021, and to those starting a course in the 2021/22 academic year who remain eligible for student finance.
Up to £300 per year (pro rata for part-time students).
The value will depend on the assessment of your household income by Student Finance England, or another UK funding provider.
Household income of £0-£25,000
Household income of £25,001-£42,875
You’ll receive payments at two points in the academic year:
Payments are made via BACS to your UK bank account, using the bank account details you supply when you register with us at the start of your course.
If you're up to date with payments towards your study and do not have outstanding instalments owing to Anglia Ruskin University, you'll receive your bursary as expected. If you do have an overdue payment, we reserve the right to use all or part of your bursary instalments to offset any outstanding debt.
To be eligible for our ARU Bursary you should:
You will not be eligible for our ARU Bursary if you are:
There is no need to apply. You'll automatically receive the ARU Bursary if you:
If you haven’t already applied for a loan from Student Finance England, or another funding provider, you should complete an online application but not complete the Loan Request Form.
If you are unable to provide this information online, you can complete a paper form. If you do not wish to apply for the Tuition Fee Loan put ZERO in the loan amount box.
Your student funding sponsor will also need to support your application by providing their financial information as part of your online application. If they are unable to provide this information online, they can complete a paper form.
Both you and your student funding sponsor must also complete the Bursary Consent Statements on your application to confirm that you will allow your information to be shared with us. If you've already applied for a loan but haven't completed the Statements, contact the Student Bursaries Helpline on 0300 100 0612.