Cornwall Award

Current status: Closed

The Cornwall Award is being phased out and is not applicable to any students joining Falmouth University from academic year 2020/21 onwards.

About the Cornwall Award

Current students who are 2019 (or earlier) entrants and are confirmed Cornwall Award recipients will continue to receive their award payments as outlined in their original confirmation letter. Please refer to the latest information for the current academic year which has been circulated via email to your university email address.

Please contact the Student Funding team with any Cornwall Award queries.

Previous Award details

We are offering £1,500 to applicants who live in Cornwall to help towards equipment, internships and the funding of end-of-year shows.

The Cornwall Award is available to UK students who have a Cornwall address at the point of application for courses starting in September 2018. To qualify for the Award applicants need to fall under at least one of the following:

  • Assessed by Student Finance as having a household income of under £42,875pa
  • Eligible for Disabled Student Allowance (DSA)
  • Have a home address from an 'under-represented' area of Cornwall. These are specific postcode areas which historically have had low numbers of residents enter higher education. To find out if your address qualifies as an 'under-represented' area, enter your postcode in the form at the bottom of this page.
  • Aged 21 or older on the 1st September 2018

Recipients of the Cornwall Award will receive the following support:

Level of StudyAwardValue
1Equipment Award: To help all students with the costs of starting at university, such as the purchase of a laptop or additional equipment.£500
2Placement and Exchange Award: For students who wish to undertake a placement, internship or exchange which has the backing of their course team.£500
3Exhibition Award: To help all students with final year costs which are likely to include end-of-year shows or exhibitions.£500

Recipients of a Cornwall Award will also qualify for a Materials Award. For more information, visit the Materials Award page

We are offering £3,900 to applicants who live in Cornwall to help towards equipment, internships and the funding of end-of-year shows.

The Cornwall Award is available to UK students who have a Cornwall address at the point of application for courses starting in September 2017. To qualify for the Award applicants need to fall under at least one of the following:

  • Assessed by Student Finance as having a household income of under £42,875pa
  • Eligible for Disabled Student Allowance (DSA)
  • Have a home address from an 'under-represented' area of Cornwall. These are specific postcode areas which historically have had low numbers of residents enter higher education. 

Recipients of the Cornwall Award will receive the following support:

Level of StudyAwardValue
1Equipment Award: To help all students with the costs of starting at university, such as the purchase of a laptop or additional equipment.£1,300
2Placement and Exchange Award: For students who wish to undertake a placement, internship or exchange which has the backing of their course team.£1,300
3Exhibition Award: To help all students with final year costs which are likely to include end-of-year shows or exhibitions.£1,300

Recipients of a Cornwall Award will also qualify for a Materials Award. For more information, visit the Materials Award page

We are offering £2,200 to applicants who live in Cornwall to help towards equipment, internships and the funding of end-of-year shows.

The Cornwall Award is available to UK students who have a Cornwall address at the point of application for courses starting in September 2016. To qualify for the Award applicants need to fall under at least one of the following:

  • Assessed by Student Finance as having a household income of under £25,000pa
  • Eligible for Disabled Student Allowance (DSA)
  • Have a home address from an 'under-represented' area of Cornwall. These are specific postcode areas which historically have had low numbers of residents enter higher education.

Recipients of the Cornwall Award will receive the following support:

Level of Study

Award

Value

1Equipment Award: To help all students with the costs of starting at university, such as the purchase of a laptop or additional equipment.£600
2Placement and Exchange Award: For students who wish to undertake a placement, internship or exchange which has the backing of their course team.£1,000
3Exhibition Award: To help all students with final year costs which are likely to include end-of-year shows or exhibitions.£600

Recipients of a Cornwall Award will also qualify for a Materials Award. For more information, visit the Materials Award page

Contact us

If you're a current student who has received the Cornwall Award and have a question, then you can book a Microsoft Teams or on-campus appointment by using the Student Funding appointments system.

If you're a current student and have concerns about your finances, please contact the Students' Union Advice Service:

E: advice@su.org.uk

W: thesu.org.uk

Undergraduate Bursaries and Awards

We offer bursaries and awards to help support our undergraduate students. The bursaries and awards you're eligible for will depend on your chosen course and pathway as well as your individual circumstances.

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