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Financial support for your studies, generously provided by alumni and industry donors.

RREF Funding Available

Generously supported by alumni and corporate donors to RREF, bursaries and scholarships are open for applications from Undergraduate and Postgraduate students studying at the School of Real Estate & Planning at the University of Reading.

Before any new application please read the information and guidance notes carefully and then return the relevant application form and any requested supporting documents.

RREF Bursaries 2020/21

The Reading Real Estate Foundation (RREF) offers financial support to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students based on a demonstration of financial need.

RREF MSc Bursary recipients can receive up to £10,000 towards the cost of their tuition fees. The sum of the bursary awarded will be deducted from tuition fees.

RREF BSc Bursary recipients can receive up to £15,000 (£5,000 per year for the three years of study) towards the cost of living. This will be awarded during the first term of each year.

If you hold an offer to study an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Real Estate & Planning course at Henley Business School, University of Reading, you are eligible to apply for a RREF Bursary. We accept applications from international students.

Application deadlines for 2020/21

  • RREF Undergraduate (BSc) Bursary: Thursday 28 May
  • RREF Postgraduate (MSc) Bursary: Friday 22 May

To complete your application you will need to submit the Income and Expenditure spreadsheet and send to RREF at RREF-info@henley.ac.uk and complete the online RREF Bursary application form. Before completing an application, please read the Bursary Information and Guidance notes here.

You can download the Income and Expenditure spreadsheet here.

You can access the RREF Bursary application form here: http://henley.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cOBsJ37PbB0npX

*If you are a Pathways to Property recipient who will be studying a Real Estate and Planning course at Henley Business School, University of Reading, there is unique financial support we can offer you during your studies. We can offer you support of up to £30,000 over the three year Undergraduate course. To apply, please complete the above application form*

RREF Hardship Grants 2019/20

The RREF Hardship Grant offers financial support to students based on a demonstration of financial need due to an unforeseen change in circumstance.

Students can receive up to £1,000 from the RREF Hardship Grant.

If you are a current Undergraduate, Postgraduate or PhD Real Estate and Planning student at Henley Business School, University of Reading, you are eligible to apply for the RREF Hardship Grant.

There is no application deadline for RREF Hardship Grant applications and students may apply throughout the academic year.

To complete your application you will need to submit the application form and Income and Expenditure spreadsheet and send to RREF at RREF-info@henley.ac.uk. Before completing an application, please read the Hardship Grant Information and Guidance notes here.

You can download the Income and Expenditure spreadsheet here.

You can access the Hardship Grant application form here.

RREF Travel Bursary 2019/20

The RREF Travel Bursary offers financial support to undergraduate students based on a demonstration of financial need due to undertaking study abroad.

If you are a current Undergraduate Real Estate and Planning student at Henley Business School, University of Reading, who has applied or is in the process of applying for study abroad, you are eligible to apply for the RREF Hardship Grant.

Applications will open shortly in January 2020.

Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund

The Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund enables PhD students to further their research by purchasing data or undertaking fieldwork that would not otherwise be possible.

Students can receive up to £1,000 from the Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund

If you are a current PhD student at Henley Business School, University of Reading, you are eligible to apply for the Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund.

There is no application deadline for the Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund applications and students may apply throughout the academic year.

To complete your application, you will need to submit the application form and Income and Expenditure spreadsheet and send to RREF at RREF-info@henley.ac.uk. Before completing an application, please read the Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund Information and Guidance notes here.

You can access the Peter Byrne Research Excellence Fund application form here.