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Student Success Scholarship

What is the Student Success Scholarship?

The Student Success scholarship is for new undergraduate students* starting in September 2017 and is dedicated to helping you succeed at Sheffield Hallam.

The scholarship includes a series of financial awards for individual students from £200 up to £2000 as well as priority access to a support package designed to support your wellbeing, develop your employability and enhance your money management skills.

I started a course before September 2017, what financial support am I entitled to?

If you started your studies before September 2017, you will not be eligible for the Student Success Scholarship but you may be eligible for other schemes which were in place at the time you started your course, subject to criteria. Take a look at our Scholarships and Bursaries page on Shuspace for details of our current schemes

When can I apply?

Applications for the scholarship will open on 25 September 2017, and you can apply after you've enrolled. The deadline for applications is Friday 8 December.

How do I apply?

Go to My Student Record on shuspace and click on the 'Scholarships' link to submit your application. Guidance on the application process and providing evidence of any personal circumstances eligibility criteria you meet will be available on the application portal.

Am I eligible?

This new scheme applies to new Undergraduate students who are starting a course of study at Sheffield Hallam University for the first time in September 2017. It is not open to International or EU fee status students.

All students who meet the eligibility criteria can apply but you are more likely to get a financial award if you are in one of our priority groups for support,for example if you:

  • have a household income of up to £42,875
  • will be studying on a high cost or high intensity course (PDF)
  • are a parent or have caring responsibilities
  • are leaving local authority care
  • are estranged from family
  • are a disabled student
  • are a transgender student

Students who meet multiple criteria will be more likely to receive greater awards from the scholarship.

When do I find out if I have been successful?

You will be informed of the outcome of your application and whether you are eligible for a financial award after the scheme closes in December 2017. All applicants will be sent details of the non-financial support package which has been designed to support your wellbeing, develop your employability and enhance your money management skills.

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