What is the Discretionary Fund?

The Discretionary Fund is a non-repayable Government fund administered by the Student Funding Team. You can apply to this Fund for help towards living costs such as accommodation, utility bills, travel and study costs. If you are unsure if this Fund is applicable to you, make sure you contact a Student Funding Adviser for information and advice. You cannot apply to this Fund for help towards tuition fees.

If you would like advice on applying for the Discretionary Fund or completing an application form contact the Funding Team.

If you would like to appeal the decision made regarding your application to the Discretionary or Childcare fund please contact the Funding Team for an appointment.