Residential Opportunity Fund

Residential Opportunity Fund 2020/21

Residential Opportunity Fund 2020/21

Orlando Village Halls of Residence are managed by McComb (Bolton) Ltd.

The University has put in place a Residential Opportunity Fund for those students who find it difficult to meet the cost of accommodation in Orlando Village.

This is a means tested fund worth £1,514 per student towards the cost of a full one-year (46 week) contract at Orlando Village.

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Application Form

I wish to apply for the Residential Opportunity Fund and confirm I have applied for accommodation with McComb (Bolton) Ltd for the academic year 2020/21 with the view of signing a 46-week contract. I understand the offer of a bursary is conditional and that I will only receive bursary payments once I have signed the contract with McComb (Bolton) Ltd. I agree to the University of Bolton contacting McComb (Bolton) Ltd to check that the contract is in place and that I remain a resident. I will inform the university at the earliest opportunity should I withdraw or suspend studies or am no longer a resident at Orlando Village.

Terms and Conditions

  • Applicants must submit the short application form below to apply for a payment from the fund.

  • Applicants must submit evidence of household income of under £25,000 for the previous financial year to the Student Centre located in Chancellors Mall. This can be via Tax Credits award notice, documentation from HMRC such as P60 or P45. If you have any difficulties supplying this evidence, please contact us for advice.

  • Payments under the fund are worth £1,514 per student and will be made in three equal instalments in October, January and April.

  • Payments will be terminated if you withdraw, transfer to another institution or suspend your studies. In the event that your payments are terminated, you will need to cover the cost of any rent directly with McCombs (Bolton) Ltd.

  • By submitting an application for this fund you are agreeing for the university to confirm with McComb (Bolton) Ltd that you remain a resident at each payment point.

  • Students in receipt of this fund will not be able to apply to the University Student Support Fund for assistance with rent.

  • All awards are made at the discretion of the university. The university’s decision in making an award is final.

If you have any queries, please contact the Student Funding Advisor on 01204 903497 or studentfunding@bolton.ac.uk.

 

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