Check what types of funding are
available to you:
Alternatively you can download the appropriate funding guide below:
The One Stop Shop
administer and advise on the following funding:
and part-time undergraduate students may be eligible for a student
loan. More information on the funding arrangements for students starting
an undergraduate course is available at
our undergraduate - help with funding
National Scholarship Programme (NSP)
The NSP replaces the traditional University of West London Bursary (see below) for New Home students who will be starting a course at University of West London in the September 2013. See our Scholarships and bursaries page for more information.
University of West London Bursary
If you are a continuing full-time undergraduate home student and you started your studies after September 2008, you may be eligible for a University of West London bursary, which will be processed through Student Finance England.
You must have completed an Application for Student Finance and you (and your parents / sponsors or partners if applicable) must have given consent for your / their financial information to be shared with University of West London in order to be assessed for a University of West London Bursary.
If you do not wish your details to be shared with the University (for bursary purposes) we will not be able to determine, or pay, any bursary for which you may be entitled.
Eligibility for full-time home students who started their studies after September 2011 but before September 2012
- Students in receipt of the maintenance grant or equivalent, and who are assessed as having a household income below £40,000 may be eligible for a Bursary of £530.
Eligibility for full-time home students who started their studies after September 2008 but before September 2011
- Students in receipt of the maintenance grant or equivalent, and who are assessed as having a household income below £25,000 may be eligible for the maximum Bursary of £1,060.
- Students in receipt of the maintenance grant or equivalent, and who are assessed as having a household income between £25,000 and £40,000 may be eligible for a Bursary of £530.
Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)
For more information on DSA please see our Disability Support
Higher Education (H.E.)
Access to Learning Fund (ALF)
Applications and guidance for academic year 2012/13 is now available. Please note: Due to the busy enrolment period, assessment completion times may differ to those described in the Guidance Notes.
ALF is a discretionary fund, provided to the University of West London by the
government, to help 'home' full-time and part-time undergraduate,
postgraduate and NHS students access and remain in higher education. The purpose of the fund is to support vulnerable students by:
- helping those who need additional financial support to meet certain costs not covered by statutory funding
- helping students in financial hardship
- providing emergency payment for unexpected financial crises
- assisting students who may otherwise have to leave university as a result of financial difficulties
For more information on ALF or to apply you can download/read/print the
forms below. Alternatively you can contact or visit the
One Stop Shop in person.
Please note the application process is in depth, all applicants must read the guidance notes before
submitting an application to avoid unnecessary delay.
Further Education (F.E.)
16-18 Bursary and 19+ Discretionary Support
Applications and guidance for academic year 2012/13 are available below.
FE level students (HE begins at level 4) can apply for one of two funds
for financial hardship, based on their circumstances. These are the
16-18 Bursaries and the 19+ Discretionary Learner's. The following
guidance will help you understand your entitlement better and to fill in
the form correctly.
24+ Advanced Learning Loan
If you are aged 24 or over and studying an FE course, you may be eligible for the Advanced Learning Loan.