All full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate student finance applications are now open for 2022 to 2023.

Studying full-time undergraduate in 2022 to 2023?

If you qualify for a Tuition Fee Loan only you should apply using the EU Student application form.

You don’t need a confirmed place at uni or college to apply – you can apply now and update your details later if you need to.

It can take up to 6 weeks to review your application in full. Please don’t contact us during this time, to ensure we can process your application as quickly as possible.

Don’t worry if you missed the full-time undergraduate student finance deadline – there’s still time! Apply now to make sure you get some funding for the start of your course.

Next steps

Our contact centre is very busy at the moment. You don’t need to call us to track the progress of your application. Once you’ve applied for student finance, you can check your online account to:

  • Use our application status tracker
  • Check ‘Your actions to complete’
  • Upload evidence
  • Reset your password or secret answer
  • Update your personal details

It’s quick and easy to use your online account, watch our ‘How to’ films for step-by-step tutorials.

If you’ve applied late, you may receive the minimum amount of student finance to ensure you have some money for the start of your course. Find out more about applying late.

Find out how much you can get

Most students will have two costs to cover: tuition fees and living costs, although there is extra help available.

You can get a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £9,250 which we’ll pay directly to your uni or college.

You can also apply for a Maintenance Loan to help towards your living costs. We’ll use your household income and where you’re living during the academic year to calculate how much you can get.

Check out our student finance calculator to find out how much you could get.

It’s important to note that your Maintenance Loan might not cover all of your living costs. Read our guidance on understanding your living costs while studying at uni or college.

We offer extra support if you have children or an adult who depends on you financially, or you have a disability, a long-term health condition, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty. Our extra support includes:

How and when to apply for student finance

Check out our film to find out how and when to apply for student finance!

Studying part-time undergraduate or postgraduate?

Learn what student finance is available in 2022 to 2023 for part-time undergraduate and postgraduate Master’s and Doctoral students in England.


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