Estranged Student Award (2019)

The award will be paid in two instalments, £500 in November and £500 in March. This award is paid in addition to the First-Generation award. To receive the award you must be confirmed as estranged by Student Finance.

Type of award

Foundation and Undergraduate


£1,000 per year


To be eligible for the award you need to:

  • To be a UK citizen;

  • To be a Home funded full time student;

  • To be under 25 at the start of your course;

  • To be studying on your first undergraduate degree;
  • To be starting your course in September 2019;
  • To have been confirmed as estranged by Student Finance’s Independence Unit.


6 June 2020 23:45 (GMT)

How to apply

Please contact the Funding Team ( once your funding has been agreed by your funding body.


Contact us

Student Funding Team

Student Life Centre, North Side, Bramber House, University of Sussex, Falmer, East Sussex, BN1 9QU

Tel: +44 1273 872994




The award will be paid in two equal instalments in March and November.


At level(s):

Application deadline:
6 June 2020 23:45 (GMT)


The award is available to people from the following country: