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Higher Education Support Fund

Whilst the majority of students on higher education programmes fund their study through The Student Loan Company, we can offer additional support to some students from under-represented groups.

Higher Education Support Fund

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Find out more about the different types of support we can offer university-level students on top of your Student Loan.


What can I get support with? How much could I get? Who's eligible?
  • Living costs
  • Travel costs too and from college
  • Course resources e.g. books, specialist equipment
  • Trips, visits or residential programmes
Eligible students will receive £75 per term.  Eligibility criteria is taken from the college's Access and Participation Plan and eligible students will be contacted directly about the support on offer.

How to apply

Please click on the button below to download the HE Student Support Fund application form, complete and return to


Further support

If you have any questions, or require any support with making an application please contact our Student Financial Support Team:


T: 0114 260 2600

Hillsborough Campus, Livesey Street, Sheffield, S6 2ET