Emergency Grant

Emergency Grants provide support for graduate women who face an unforeseen financial crisis whilst engaged in study or research at an approved institution of higher education in Great Britain. They can be up to £2,500 and are awarded in April and December.

Applications will be considered from women of any age or nationality and any subject or field of study.

Key facts

  • For unforeseen financial crisis
  • Grants available up to £2,500
  • Awarded twice per year, in April and December

Eligibility Criteria

You must be registered for study and resident in Great Britain during your study period.

  • Women Graduates from Great Britain and overseas are eligible to apply.
  • There is no upper age limit.
  • Evidence of ability to pay fees is required.
  • An Emergency grant is not a ‘top up’ award; most students are short of money.
  •  These are one-off payments to assist with completion of an academic year’s work.
  • You must have completed at least six months of the course, by the grant closing date, before applying.

Open for applications from:
22 August 2024

Closing date for applications:
30 September 2024

Results:
December 2024

Applications currently closed. Please come back after 22 August 2024 to apply.

“The ability to make so much progress in my thesis has allowed me to secure a role as Research Associate in Law at Newcastle University and pursue my dream of being an academic in law”

Rebecca Owens
Newcastle University 2021

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