Grants are available to help graduate students with the costs of equipment and materials necessary for your course.


All enrolled graduates in the first, second or third year of their course can apply. Please note that visiting and associate students are not eligible.

Award amount

Students can claim up to £100 each academic year. If your purchases total more than this amount, you will be reimbursed up to the first £100. It is possible to make multiple applications of smaller amounts. Unclaimed grants cannot be carried over into the next academic year.

Types of materials covered by the grant include books, journals, software, photocopies, photographs, and any other similar items that are relevant to your academic work.

Purchases must be made through a bona fide bookseller, publisher or similar organisation. This can include online retailers. Students can only claim for purchases made between 1st October and 30th September in the current academic year. Students should ensure that they also apply to other funding sources such as department or faculty grants.

Application process

Please complete the following form and email it to the Scholarships and Funding Officer with evidence of your purchases:


The deadline for claims is either 30th September or your course completion date, whichever is sooner.

If you are sucessful, the grant will be placed on your battels account. It will offset any existing battels account debits before the balance is paid into your bank account.


For general queries, please email the Scholarships and Funding Officer. For queries about payments, please email the Treasury.