Accommodation Award

2016 entry

Due to a high number of scholarships applications and the need for increased processing time, the results for the Accommodation Award will now be available to applicants by Friday 13 May.

Apologies for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.

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. 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 2016

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.

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

92

How to apply

Applicants will be sent an email with instructions on how to apply for scholarships and funding.

Application deadline

  • 18 March 2016 for Overseas applicants
  • 31 March 2016 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 2016