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Eligibility

  • If you are a fully-registered Warwick undergraduate student, then you are eligible to apply for a UESS bursary.

This excludes visiting Erasmus students, students visiting via other exchange or internships programmes as part of your degree course (i.e. not extra-curricular). However, Warwick students abroad on an Erasmus exchange are eligible (if you are unsure what your status please contact Student Records)

  • For international students subject to immigration control (Tier 4 visa), you need to consider how many hours you are allowed to work outside of your course before applying for a UESS bursary:

Tier 4 visas for non-finalists: If you have a Tier 4 visa which was issued for a degree level course or above, you are allowed to work no more than 20 hours per week during term time and full time during vacations. It is your responsibility to adhere to your visa requirements, so please discuss this with your supervisor when submitting your application.

Tier 4 visas for finalists: Under a Tier 4 visa, you should only be working up to a maximum of 20 hours per week until the end date that appeared on your CAS. Once the end date on your CAS has passed, you are allowed to work full-time but cannot fill a permanent vacancy.

For further information see the International Office: Working in the UK web pages.

  • As a finalist, you are most welcome to apply for a UESS bursary, however you will probably be completing some or all of your project after your graduation, when you will no longer be classed as a full member of the University. This can add additional complications, in particular for IT, Library and building access and although the UESS Team tries to minimise the impact that this has on your UESS experience, this is not always possible.
  • You can apply for UESS funding in successive years, whether your application was successful or not. However, you will be asked to detail what more you will gain from undertaking another project and what additional skills and experience you will develop. This will be taken into account by the Reviewers.