University of Sheffield Nursery Subsidy 

This page explains the subsidy that is available for students who have children at the University of Sheffield Students’ Union Nursery during academic year 2020-21.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the nursery subsidy support from the University you must meet all of the criteria below:

  • Be fully registered on a full-time or part-time course.
  • Have a household income of £25,000 or less.
  • Have a child or children who have a place at the University of Sheffield Students’ Union Children’s Services Nursery.

Session costs

Child under 3 years old

Annual Household Income Unsubsidised session cost Subsidised session cost for child
£0-£16,000 £25.50 £17.85
£16,001-£25,000 £25.50 £21.67
£25,001+ £25.50 NO SUBSIDY

Child over 3 years old

Annual Household Income Unsubsidised session cost Subsidised session cost for child
£0-£16,000 £24.50 £17.15
£16,001-£25,000 £24.50 £20.82
£25,001+ £24.50 NO SUBSIDY

Sibling discount - Student families who qualify for a subsidy will receive a further 10% sibling discount for additional children also attending the nursery. 

If any of your children leave the nursery the sibling discount will be adjusted accordingly.  

How to apply

1. Complete the application form below:

Apply for Nursery Subsidy

A paper application form is also available. Please contact us if you would prefer to complete a paper application form.

You will need to complete an application form for each academic year of your course. 

2. Attach all of the following documents to your application form:

  • Three months most recent consecutive up to date bank statements listing transactions for each account you and/or your partner hold.
  • Evidence of income for you/your partner e.g. last 3 months wage-slips, evidence of scholarship.
  • Evidence of benefits for you/your partner e.g. Housing Benefit letter, Child Tax Credit Statement.
  • Evidence of additional support from the University e.g. scholarship or hardship funds

3. You will be notified of the outcome of your application within 15 working days of submitting your complete application.

The deadline to submit applications for 2020-21 is 5pm Friday 20 August 2021.

Help and advice

If you have any questions please contact the Financial Support Team:

If you have difficulty completing the form or need to discuss your financial situation with someone, please contact the Student Advice Centre in the Students’ Union:

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