Answered By: Financial Guidance
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2021 Views: 5

What is the Carers Award? 

The Carers Award is a fund which provides financial assistance to students who are responsible for the care of a relative due to a disability, chronic/terminal illness, mental health problem or similar, and provide care for that person on a full-time basis. The support available is up to a maximum of £2000.

Am I eligible and how do I apply? 

Students must be a Home/UK student and meet our eligibility criteria to apply. All applicants should read the following web pages/information for full eligibility criteria and closing dates: 

You can apply by completing the Carers Award Application Form which can be accessed via the Student Hub - Carers Award. If you are submitting an application please ensure that you submit a complete application with all supporting documents/evidence as this will ensure that we can process your application (and pay any subsequent award) quicker.