International Fund

International Fund

The International Fund is available to assist EU and International students who, since starting their course, have been impacted by COVID-19.

Awarding Body
Robert Gordon University
Dependent on individual circumstances


The International Fund has been set up to assist international students who, since starting their course, unexpectedly find themselves in financial difficulty.

It is accepted that all students have some financial difficulty, but given the limited nature of the Fund, it will only be possible to assist those in most financial difficulty.

If you are in financial difficulty due to COVID-19 you should make application to:


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA
  • Vietnam
  • Zimbabwe

If your country is not listed, you may still be eligible for financial assistance, please email for more information.

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Students must be a current international or EU student.

Students are not eligible if they are in financial difficulty due to funding being available in their home country and are having problems having the funds transferred to them, or students who have had a delay in receiving funds from a sponsor. Students in these circumstances will be eligible for an Emergency Loan which they can repay when they receive their funding.

How to Apply

Completed application forms should be handed in along with all supporting documentation to the Student Help Point in the Ishbel Gordon building. 

If you are unable to hand them in you can email them to using your university email address.

Applications can take up to 4-6 weeks to be considered.

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