Additional funding

Extra support and funding opportunities on offer to help you with your undergraduate studies at Sheffield.


Scholarship Details

Bank of England Scholarship Programme

Offers students from a black or mixed African/Caribbean background financial support at university, including money towards living costs, paid summer internships and mentoring

BMA Medical Education Trust

Funding for students studying medicine as a second degree

Buttle UK

Funding for young people's education

Government funding agencies

Support for students from Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the EU

Holbeck Trust

A one-off payment in year one for pupils from schools and colleges in the Yorkshire and Humber region who are applying to a UK university

Law Society

Funding opportunities for law students

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust offers financial support for grocers, pharmacists, commercial travellers and their families who are in financial need. Please note that if you apply The University will be sent an electronic confirmation form which will be verified using data held on your student registration record.

NHS Bursary

Support for NHS-funded courses

Participation grant

Contributions towards the cost of getting involved in Students' Union-led sports and activities

Sanctuary Scholarships Five scholarships for those who have sought refuge in the UK, covering the cost of tuition and providing support with living costs

Schwab and Westheimer Trusts

Financial assistance towards education for young asylum seekers and refugees

Sheffield Medico-Chirurgical Society

Awards to students in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health at the University of Sheffield to support project work

Sir Samuel Osborn Deed of Gift

Grants for former employees and/or residents of Sheffield

Student Finance England

Loans and grants

University Prizes Various awards are available within each faculty.

Yorkshire Ladies' Council of Education

Grants are available for eligible students to support course fees. 

Part-time work

Many of our students work part-time to help with living costs.

Our Student Jobshop advertises all the latest vacancies and staff are on hand to help and offer professional advice.

As well as the usual kinds of part-time work, the Jobshop also has details of vacation work, internships and year-long placements.

Student Jobshop

Emergency financial assistance

If you experience financial hardship you can apply for financial support from the University. Assessments are made based on your income, outgoings and personal circumstances.

Town hall and Fargate

Working part-time is a great experience that combines learning, with something to fill your pocket and keep you going for the month.

Usman Sami Kahn
Mechanical Engineering