Application-Emergency Financial Support Fund 2020-21
The Emergency Fund has been designed to help students during serious events, such as a death in the family, medical issues or homelessness. Please do not apply on this application if your circumstances do not qualify as urgent as the application will automatically be refused, and you will have to reapply on the Mature Student Hardship Fund application. For more information and eligibility criteria, please read Financial Support Policy
Opens mid-September 20 and closes mid-July 21
Before completing the form, please read the Financial Support Policy published on the MRC website.
If you require clarification or any assistance, please contact The MRC Welfare Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
It should not be assumed that the student would automatically receive the grant.
The discretionary fund is for the students that meet the below criteria:
All applicants are required to sign a declaration about the accuracy of the information they supply to support their application. Providing false and/ or withholding information will result in automatic disqualification from the fund and may result in disciplinary action
Standard awards can help to meet general costs associated with being a student such as living costs, e.g. Rent, food, utility bills as well as with course-related expenses such as travel, books and childcare.
The fund is not for
Payment of awards:
The amount paid will be based on funds available and the number of qualifying applicants Students in receipt of state benefits
Any awards may have implications for the students’ entitlement to Welfare Benefits. Students who receive help from the MRC fund can request the College a document of award confirmation to present to their local Jobcentre Plus/Housing Benefit office if required
How to Appeal:
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of your application, there are two stages of recourse available to you – review and appeal.
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