Undergraduate Studies Bursary 2023-2024 Academic Year Cohort Year 2

Welcome to the application for the continuation of your Undergraduate Studies Bursary. Continuation of this bursary for up-to three academic years (total) is available to students who maintain enrolment and satisfactory academic progress and performance.

This application will ask a few questions to confirm your continued eligibility as well as questions about the bursary program to help us better understand the impact and performance of the program.

Applicants are not eligible if they do not apply for and/or are not approved for the ‘Mandatory’ Award offered by the (HM) Government of Gibraltar (proof of application is required).

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Bursary Application

As part of the application review process, we will be evaluating your successful progress and completion to date as well as future enrolment. We ask multiple qualitative programs to understand the impact of the program, these do not impact your continued receipt of the bursary.

Questions marked with an asterisk* are required and application can not be submitted until they are completed. Some questions have word count parameters, responses that do not fall within these parameters will not be considered completed or reviewed.

By submitting an application, you confirm that your answers are true and accurate to the best of your knowledge, and that you have read and agree all terms and conditions on this page including bursary fund guidelines below, as well as our privacy policy linked above.

Bursary Disbursement Guidelines

Bursary funds can only be used for approved expenses related to ongoing studies at university. Guidelines for bursary fund uses are outlined below. Students who are no longer enrolled in university program must return any unused, disbursed funds. Students who do not complete their program of study may not use bursary funds to pay off any debts associated with university enrollment, including but not limited to; government grants, student loans, consumer or personal loans.

The below guidelines for bursary award funding are to provide applicants with information as to they types of spending reimbursed and the amounts. These are not a commitment of funds and all amounts are "up-to" values, only realized expenditures will be reimbursed. Funding amounts and categories are up to the sole discretion of the Bursary Management team and may require proof of expenditure by the recipient.

All applicants who are selected to receive a bursary MUST attend a group info session that will provide further detail on the disbursement process as well as how to communicate with the bursary management team. Recipients will take a group photo at the event that will be part of the announcement of this years cohort.

The bursary management team will follow up with individual recipients to check in on academic performance, progress and continued enrolment throughout the academic year. Compliance with this is mandatory for the continuation of the bursary. Also, understanding the impact of the bursary is critical to our continuance of the program, recipients will be asked to share how the bursary has created impact for them during their degree program.

Disbursement Guidelines:

Term 1: Up to £3,260

  • Startup Costs
    • Initial Accommodation Deposit: Up to £300
    • Upfront costs: Up to £1,500
      • Recommendation for how this breaks down:
        • Initial house supplies (e.g., houseware, groceries): Up to £600
        • Initial education supplies (e.g., laptop, course supplies): Up to £900
    • All receipts for the costs above should be handed in 3 weeks after start date. Should they not, all grants that follow would be put on hold or declined.
  • Ongoing Costs
    • Cost of living stipend: £960 (£80/week) for weeks spent abroad during academic year.
    • Up to £500 one off costs (e.g., unexpected travel, parent/guardian travel).
      • At discretion of Foundation, should be applied for before spending.

Term 2: Up to £960

  • Cost of living stipend: £960 (£80/week) for weeks spent abroad during academic year.

Term 3: Up to £960

  • Cost of living stipend: £960 (£80/week) for weeks spent abroad during academic year.