WHERE TO APPLY TO FOR A STUDENT LOAN AND GRANTS?Where to apply for student loan funding depends on which region of the UK you live in. The information below provides a guide towards what you could be entitled to as well as where to go to find more detailed information.
Applicants may also qualify for a maintenance loan to help with the day-to-day living costs. For more information please visit: www.gov.uk/apply-online-for-student-finance
Applicants may also qualify for a maintenance loan to help with the day-to-day living costs. The maximum you can apply for is dependent on age and household income. For more information please visit: www.saas.gov.uk
Scottish students studying in England at the London or Liverpool campuses will get the same repayable tuition fee loan as English students, covering the full annual tuition fee.
Northern Ireland: www.studentfinanceni.co.uk
SAE UK offers financial support to increase participation in Higher Education from underrepresented groups. Applicants are identified through contextual information and support may be provided without the need to apply.
Financial support is delivered in two ways:
- A fee waiver, providing a reduction of up to £1,500 in the yearly tuition fees (deducted off of the amount payable to the Student Loans Company where funding is via a tuition fee loan)
- A cash bursary of up to £1,500 per year, paid each trimester in equal installments of up to £500 each
Applicants are assessed against the following criteria:
- Live in a region/postcode in a Low Participation Neighbourhood (LPN); AND/OR
- Be of BAME ethnicity
Priority will be given to applicants meeting more than one of the above criteria.
SAE has one scholarship fund specifically targeted at underrepresented groups to ensure fairness and equality. The amount of financial support provided to applicants depends on the extent of awards and will be clearly communicated to those who meet the criteria.