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Discretionary Fund

Discretionary Fund - Winter COVID Fund

Students who whose financial situation has been impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for additional funds from the Winter Covid Discretionary Fund.

Awarding Body
Robert Gordon University
Dependent on individual circumstances
21 March 2021


The Winter Covid Discretionary Fund is available for students in financial hardship whose financial situation has been impacted by COVID-19. 

Awards will be made in the form of a one-off grant which does not need to be repaid. 


Eligible Countries of Residence

All countries are eligible for this scholarship.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus
  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Students entitled to a student loan must have taken out their full entitlement.

To be eligible students must meet the following criteria:

  • be registered and attending an eligible course;
  • have taken out their full entitlement to a student loan;
  • have exhausted all other possible sources of funding available to them;
  • be able to prove they are in financial difficulty.

How to Apply

Completed forms should be emailed to using your university email address.

Closing date: 21 March 2021

Applications received after this date may not be considered.


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