Accommodation Award

2017 entry

Prospective students can apply for financial support for their University accommodation fees. The award is £3,000 per annum for the first two years of study and is means-tested, based on financial need. 

In order to be eligible, applicants must have a gross annual household income of under £34,000.

The accommodation options for Undergraduate students include all residences except Albany Park and Andrew Melville Hall. Further details of the accommodation provided by the University, can be found under "Guide to Residences" on the accommodation website.

The award will be paid as a discount toward University accommodation fees, and is not transferable to privately owned accommodation (including privately owned properties let through the University).

Eligibility

Geographical criteria

No restrictions

Domicile for fee status

Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Wales, EU, International

Level of study

Undergraduate

Year of entry

Entrants in 2017

Subjects

No restrictions

Schools

No restrictions

Additional Criteria

Applicants must have a gross annual household income of under £34,000. The accommodation options for Undergraduate students include all residences except Albany Park and Andrew Meville Hall.

The award is not transferable to privately owned accommodation (including privately owned properties let through the University).

What does it cover?

Duration of award

Two years (years 1 and 2 of study)

Value of award (per year)

£3,000 discount towards university accommodation fees

Number of awards available

Variable

How to apply

This scholarship is available for application through Scholarships and Funding. After you have applied to a new course beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year, you can access Scholarships and Funding through My Application.

Information for USA applicants

If you are including a Student Aid Report (SAR) with your scholarship application, please upload this in place of the household income evidence requested in the scholarship application form. To find out how to complete the FAFSA and receive your Student Aid Report, or for general information about US loans, please visit the Loans for US students webpages.

This copy of your student aid report is for your scholarship application only and will not be transferred to the University’s Finance Department for processing your loan application.

Application deadline

  • 16 March 2017 for Overseas applicants
  • 30 March 2017 for Home (Scotland/EU) and RUK applicants

At what stage of my course application can I apply?

Please apply for the award after you have submitted your application for a place at St Andrews.  You do not need to wait until you have received an offer of a place before applying for the award.

When will I hear if my application has been successful?

Mid-April 2017