There are now two new sources of funding available to support those with financial concerns through the next academic year. Both funds are limited and are subject to application criteria. These funds are in addition to the Student Hardship Fund, which will open to applications during the new academic term.
Online Learning Contribution Fund
The Online Learning Contribution Fund assists students to continue with their studies and supports online learning. A contribution of £300 is available to purchase a laptop.
The fund is open to students who cannot afford their own laptop, however applications received by those who fall within specific groups will be prioritised. First-year (new) students who fall within these groups will also be given priority. You can apply for the fund online.
Students who have already received an award under the Online Learning Access Fund (OLAF) are not eligible to apply.
Covid-19 Response Bursary
The Covid-19 Response Bursary is a limited fund to support undergraduate students who have experienced a significant and long-term change in financial circumstances owing to Covid-19.
Any Goldsmiths undergraduate student progressing from Year 1 to Year 2, or from Year 2 to Year 3 of study can apply. The award is not open to anyone in receipt of an ongoing financial award from Goldsmiths, other than the Student Hardship Fund.
All applicants who meet the basic criteria for an award will have their application considered by an awarding panel.
Applications will open at 10am on Tuesday 22 September 2020 and will close once 35 applications have been received, or at 5pm on Friday 25 September – whichever is sooner, so you are advised to prepare your application in advance and apply as soon as applications open. Find out more
For any questions regarding the Covid-19 Response Bursary, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.