Student Support and Hardship Grants

Student Support and Hardship Grants are intended to support Balliol students who experience unexpected financial difficulties due to unforeseeable circumstances.

Type of award
Welfare and hardship
Eligibility or selection criteria

All Balliol undergraduates and postgraduates regardless of fee status (Home, EU, Overseas, etc.). Those who have received Student Maintenance Grants will need to explain how their financial situation has changed since the grant was made. 

Amount awarded

Grants will range between £100 and £500 and will not usually exceed £500, except under exceptional circumstances. Grants are awarded on the basis of financial need due to unexpected circumstances.

How and when to apply

To apply, please complete a Student Support and Hardship Grant Application. Balliol students may apply at any time during the academic year.

Further information

If you have any queries about Student Support and Hardship Grants, please contact the Student Finance Officer.