We offer a number of bursaries and financial awards for current students. Take a look at the options below, or contact our Student Advice team for help or support.

For other funding methods, you can also take a look at our Other funding options page.

Shaftesbury Scholarship  - £15,000-£20,000/year

If you are a full-time UK student currently enrolled on Level 4 of the Real Estate BSc course, you could be eligible to apply for this transformative scholarship opportunity.

Deadline Monday 21 June 2021.

Find out more and apply for the Shaftesbury Scholarship.

Living Expenses Support Scheme (LESS)

The scheme aims to help UK undergraduate and postgraduate students with an additional grant that can be used to meet any maintenance needs, such as rental costs, travel costs, childcare costs or day-to-day costs.

The scheme cannot be used to pay tuition fees and to be eligible, you need to have taken out the maximum student support available from Student Finance including the maintenance loan.

Find out more or apply for the Living Expenses Support Scheme.

Care Leaver Bursary – £750

If you're a UK undergraduate student, you can apply for a University Care Leavers' Bursary for each year of academic study. You must provide evidence from your Local Authority that you are a care leaver.

Find out more about the Care Leaver Bursary and other support for care leavers.

Estranged Students' Bursary

If you're under the age of 25 and have been classified as an independent student on the grounds of estrangement by Student Finance England, you may be eligible to apply for a University bursary.

To check whether you're eligible, get in touch with out Student Advice Team at [email protected].

You can take a look at our Support for Estranged Students page to find out more about the help available.

Distant Horizon – £500–£1,500

The Distant Horizon Awards are international travel awards for our UK and international undergraduate students who want to take part in academic or employability-related events or activities overseas, but who may not have the financial capability to do so.

Find out more about the Distant Horizon Awards.

Employability Award – various amounts

The Westminster Employability Award is an employability achievement award supporting your career and personal development by formally recognising the extra-curricular activities you complete during your time at the University of Westminster. 

Find out more about the Westminster Employability Award