Household income of £16,000 and below

What am I eligible to receive?

If you have started, or are due to start, your studies after September 2015 and have a household income* £16,000 or below, you are eligible for the Access to Exeter (ATE) Bursary.

For the first year of your studies you are eligible to receive a £2,100 Bursary and from the second year onwards, for the duration of your undergraduate studies, a £1,550 Bursary, providing you continue to meet the eligibility criteria.

* for further details on how your household income is assessed, please visit the Direct Gov website.

Payment of the ATE Bursary

Payments are made in 3 instalments and will be made direct to a nominated bank account, with each instalment weighted according to the number of weeks in each term. The table below shows the dates of each instalment and how your payments will be weighted according to your total bursary:

Payment Date

(Year 1)

(Year 2 onwards)

30th October 2020



22nd January 2021



30th April 2021