Money Management

If you're a student at Birmingham City University and are in need of financial assistance, you may be eligible for extra financial support through the University's Hardship Fund.

Who can apply?

You’ll need to meet an eligibility criteria, which includes that you must:

  • be a fully enrolled student of Birmingham City University and;
  • be UK domicile and;
  • be from a specific disadvantaged group and/or covered by the Equalities Act 2010 and;
  • be able to demonstrate an unplanned shortfall in funding which will impact on your success and/or progression at the University

A separate hardship fund exists for international students.

How to apply

You’ll need to complete an application form and agree to share your financial information, which will be reviewed as part of a formal assessment.

More information

The Hardship Fund will open later this year. The full eligibility criteria and guidelines will be available on iCity for current students when the Hardship Fund opens.

For current students experiencing immediate financial difficulties, please contact our Student Affairs team by logging an enquiry via iAsk.