College Loans and Grants for Unexpected Hardship

Sometimes pressing financial need arises that is not anticipated. In such cases, financial aid can be given by the Student Finance Committee on the recommendation of the Financial Aid Officer.

Type of award: 
Welfare and hardship
Eligibility or selection criteria: 

Any Balliol undergraduate or graduate student in any year of study, Home, EU or Overseas.

Amount awarded: 

The amount is decided on a discretionary basis.

The amount awarded may be repayable, depending upon whether it is given as a loan or a grant. This too will be decided by the Student Finance Committee on a discretionary basis.

How and when to apply: 

You can apply at any time during the year for assistance by making an appointment with the Financial Aid Officer, via the Student Finance Officer.

Further information: 

If you have any queries about College Loans and Grants for Unexpected Hardship, please contact the Student Finance Officer.