Fees and funding

Energy Bill Financial Support

Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with low household income can apply for financial assistance of up to £200 one off to support with energy bill this winter.

The University of Greenwich wishes to support students from low-income families who are struggling with the Cost of Living by supporting them with cash payment towards their energy bill. The Energy Bill Support is funded by our Greenwich Hardship Fund and there are a capped number of awards.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the Energy Bill Support you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • You are a fully registered new (year 0 or 1) home student at the University of Greenwich starting in September 2023 or January 2024,
  • You are studying at one of our campuses (Greenwich / Avery Hill / Medway).
  • A UK National or an EU National with the full maintenance loan from Student Finance England (or equivalent) and are fully income assessed tom demonstrate a household income of £25,000 or less.
  • If you are studying a postgraduate course, you will receive a postgraduate loan and you have a clear plan for paying your course costs.
  • Applicants must provide a copy of the energy Bill (Gas & Electricity) in their name
  • Only available to non- residents of University of Greenwich Halls

You must also consent to share information with the University to verify your entitlement for the Energy Bill Support.

How to apply

Applications will be open for 2023/24 via the Greenwich Hardship Fund. The Energy Bill Support will be available between November 2023 until end of March 2024.