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Hardship Funds

We understand that students can face wide a range of financial pressures and concerns while studying. Our hardship funds are here to help eligible students who need extra financial support to continue their course at King’s.

Read an overview of the available funds, to see which ones you are eligible to apply for, depending on your situation.


King's Quarantine Hardship Fund

The King's Quarantine Hardship Fund is now open and will be closing for applications on 31st October 2021.

King's College London has made funds available to assist international students in financial need with the costs of quarantine upon entering the United Kingdom, in order to take up your study place.


Standard hardship funds

If you are experiencing financial difficulty but your situation is not directly because of COVID-19, you can apply to one of our standard hardship funds.


You will only ever be eligible for one of the following standard hardship funds:


If you study Medicine or Dentistry, you may also be eligible to apply to the King's Medical & Dental Hardship Fund.


To find out more about any of these hardship funds, please contact the Student Funding Office.



The College has tried to give students an early opportunity to begin their research of student funding. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is both helpful to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2021/22 academic year.



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