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Welcome to the Student Awards homepage

All of our latest news can be found in the Student Awards Message Bulletin below and more detailed information regarding all aspects of Student Awards can be found in our Downloadable documents.

You can contact us by email at or by telephone on +44 1624 685822 however please note that we deal with all queries in order of receipt.

You can send correspondence or visit us at:

The Student Awards Team

Department of Education Sport and Culture

Thie Slieau Whallian

Foxdale Road

St John's


Telephone:+44 1624 685822

Email:Send Email

Important note

Students from the Isle of Man are not eligible for a loan from the UK Student Loans Company.

Student Awards Message Bulletin – June 2024

Applications for funding for the 2024/25 Academic Year

The department has opened applications for funding for the 2024/25 academic year for all off island and UCM students. You can make your application on the portal.


Students will receive a Contributor Instructions email upon submitting their application. The contributor must follow the instructions and refer to the AAR number provided to submit an income assessment. Please note that if you have more than one dependent student, you will need the AAR number of each student before submitting your assessment. Contributor applications should be made via the Student awards portal ‘Contributor Instructions’ email has been received.

Manx Graduate Dissertation Competition 2024

Every year the UCM Research Festival (18.10.24) holds a dissertation competition and this year it is open to all Manx graduates.

It is an opportunity to showcase your work to a wide range of business and community delegates at the Research Festival with the chance to win £200 cash which has kindly been provided by PDMS. This year we're opening up the competition to include all Manx Graduates, whether they studied at UCM or off-Island.

Details of how to enter can be found on the UCM webiste and the closing date is 31.07.24. 

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