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Lancaster University Funding

Emergency Loans

Award Applicable for Academic YearCurrent
Level of Study
NationalityEU (Non-UK), International (Non-EU), UK
Mode of StudyFull Time, Part Time
When to applyPost enrolment
Department/Subject specificAll
College MembersAll Colleges
Value of AwardVariable according to personal circumstances
General InformationWe are able to offer an emergency loan to UK, EU and International students who are in financial difficulty, where students have no alternative source of funds or experiencing delays with their government funding or sponsor funding.
  • Available by student appointment only, this usually requires 24 hours notice.
  • Given only where all other available funds have been exhausted.
  • Subject to evidence from your bank of current balance/overdraft level on the day of your appointment. A cash machine mini statement balance slip is acceptable.
  • Help provided is only towards food and basic travel costs (£50 /week). We do not provide payment of any others expenses (eg accommodation/deposits/field trips etc). If you cannot pay your accommodation you will need to try and arrange deferment of rent payments with your University Accommodation Officer or off-campus landlord directly.
  • The value of any emergency loans outstanding and overdue may prevent subsequent loans. The total value of loans given in any academic year is also limited.




Application ProcedureTo make an appointment for an emergency loan telephone The Base: 01524 (5)92525.
Application Deadline

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Financial support and awards

The financial awards below have different eligibility criteria depending on the year of entry.  Only prospective or current Lancaster University students are eligible for awards below.

Undergraduate, full-time, UK students who receive Lancaster Scholarships and/or Bursaries will qualify for the financial award scheme applicable to their year of entry and remain on the same financial package for the duration of their course, providing that they meet the criteria in each year of study. See award entitlement for appropriate year of entry 20162015, 2014, or 2013