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Durham University

Student Finance

Supported Progression Bursaries (2018/19 Entry)

This information is for home undergraduates progressing from the Supported Progression Programme only.

Eligibility and Grant Amounts

Home undergraduates who progressed from the Supported Progression Bursary programme and who started their studies in 2018/19 are entitled to a Supported Progression Bursary of up to £2,000 in 2020/21.

You get your Supported Progression Bursary as well as your government funding and you don't have to pay it back.

Payment

If you are living in College accommodation your Supported Progression Bursary will be deducted from the cost of your College accommodation. You will pay the remainder of your College accommodation in three equal termly instalments (you will receive an invoice showing the original amount of your College accommodation, the amount of your Supported Progression Bursary as a deduction and the amount you have left to pay towards the cost of your College accommodation).

If you are not living in College accommodation your Supported Progression Bursary will be paid into your bank account in three equal termly instalments on the last day of each term.

You will only receive your payments if you are a fully registered student of the University on a set "trigger date" each term. You will stop being a fully registered student if you suspend your studies or if you withdraw from your studies.

Trigger Dates and Payment Dates

Trigger Date Payment Date Payment Amount
23rd November 2020 11th December 2020 1/3
1st March 2021 19th March 2021 1/3
6th June 2021 25th June 2021 1/3

Supported Progression Bursaries and Durham Grants

If you receive a Supported Progression Bursary and you are also entitled to a Durham Grant you will have your total support capped at £2,000.

You will be told how much Supported Progression Bursary you will receive and how much Durham Grant you will receive.

Changing Programme

Your 2020/21 Supported Progression Bursary is tied to the programme stated in your offer of a place from the University and you are entitled to payments for the ordinary duration of this programme only.

If you wish to transfer your Supported Progression Bursary to a different programme you must submit a request to Dr Michael Gilmore, the Academic Registrar. For further information contact us on financialsupport.undergraduate@durham.ac.uk.

Terms and Conditions

The information above is general and does not cover every aspect of the Supported Progression Bursary Scheme. Supported Progression Bursaries will be awarded in accordance with the Terms and Conditions below.

Resources

Manage Your Money

It's very important that you set your budget as soon as you know how much Supported Progression Bursary you will get in 2020/21. Find out why and how here.