Accessibility statement

Assistance funding

In addition to bursaries and scholarships, we offer funding and loans to support you through your studies.

A round of the Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) will open to returning students on Wednesday 22 September (12 noon), closing on Tuesday 28 September (12 noon). Find out more about ESSF.

Student Support Fund

If you are experiencing unexpected financial difficulty due to an unforeseen change in your circumstances you may be eligible for the Student Support Fund. Find out more.

Wolfson PGR Support Fund

A limited amount of funding has become available to support Postgraduate Researchers whose research was negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out more

Refunds for disability related costs 

If you need to take the Specific Learning Disability Diagnostic test (SpLD) or you have paid £200 towards specialist IT equipment you may be eligible for a refund for the upfront costs. Find out more.

Emergency Student Support Fund

Short-term financial support of up to £500 for the unanticipated needs of York students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more.

Emergency loans

An emergency loan is a short-term loan designed to assist you to support you during short-term funding issues. It can be used to pay for food, utility bills, or travel to your site of study (including placements). Find out more.