Sarah Hawkins Award

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
External, University
Deadline for applying
Closed 05/02/2019 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Sarah Hawkins Award exists to assist students who are Young Adult Carers in meeting living costs while studying at University, including additional costs incurred as a result of their caring responsibilites.

Value of Award

The value of each award is £2,000, divided into two equal instalments. The award is renewable each academic year for the duration of the programme subject to academic progression and continuation of care responsibilities.

Eligibility Criteria

The Sarah Hawkins Award is open to students who are Young Adult Carers (aged 18-24) for a relative or friend other than their own child. Household income, number of caring hours, type of caring responsibilities, and associated costs will be taken into consideration.

How to Apply

The Sarah Hawkins Award is open for applications between 5 November 2018 and 5 February 2019.

You can make an application using the Sarah Hawkins Award application form. Please submit your completed application to Jess Beider in the Outreach Team. Submissions can be made via email or post by sending application forms to: Jess Beider, Assistant Outreach Officer, Student Recruitment and Outreach Office, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT 


Jess Beider

+44 (0)121 414 8745