Full-time undergraduate funding

Full-time undergraduate student funding (in England) is made up of:

Click on each fund to find out more and then go to the 'How to apply'| page.

Example case study 1:

Full-time undergraduate (first year), 18 year old student; household income under £25,000 could get:

  • Full tuition fee loan
  • Maintenance loan
  • Maintenance grant
  • Foundation level fee waiver or National Scholarship or the university bursary (only one)

Example case study 2:

Full-time undergraduate (first year), single student with dependants; on benefits; income under £25,000:

  • Full tuition fee loan
  • Maintenance loan
  • Special Support Grant
  • Foundation level fee waiver or National Scholarship or the university bursary (only one)
  • Parents' learning allowance
  • Childcare grant
  • Housing benefit entitlement

For any queries regarding your funding, contact Student Finance England on 0845 300 5090 or visit Students Information Centre (RM050) or contact us.

Remember: Self money-management can be key to your financial situation, so have a look at our leaflets and do a budget planner.|  

 

Below is a list of other possible sources of funding

Most of these sources have specific criteria that must be satisfied (for example residence in the UK, age, dependants, income assessment, and so on), therefore please read them all carefully.

Household income thresholds

In order to receive your full entitlement it is always advisable  to be income assessed (means-tested). For this you need to know the household income thresholds for the year you started your course
  • 2008/09 cohort = threshold is up to £60K (and up to £39,333 for the University Bursary)
  • 2009/10 cohort = threshold is up to £50K for loans and grants (and up to £39,333 for the University Bursary)
  • 2010/11 cohort = threshold is up to £50K for loans and grants (and up to £25,000 for the University Bursary)
  • 2011/12 cohort - will remain as 2010/11
  • 2012/13  cohort - threshold is up to £42,600 for loans and grants (and up to £25,000 for the University Bursary or National Scholarship Programme (NSP))
  • 2013/14 cohort - threshold is up to £42,611 for loans and grants (and up to £25,000 for the University Bursary or National Scholarship Programme (NSP))

 

 

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