Applying for funding
This page gives a basic overview of the student finance application process and the types of evidence that you will be required to provide.
If you need an answer to your question quickly, and it isn't answered in the links below, please check our frequently asked questions first.
Find out how to apply for student funding
Finance for UK students
This page gives student finance information specific to students from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Find out how to apply for student finance as a UK student
Finance for EU students
This page gives student finance information specific to students from countries within the European Union.
Find out how to apply for student finance as an EU student
Funding part-time HNC/HND degrees
Students who are hoping to study a part-time HNC or HND programme are now able to receive funding for their course.
Information on applying to part-time funding
Self-funding your tuition
This is information for students who will be paying their fees directly, without taking out a student loan.
Information on self-funding your studies
From 2016/17 academic year, postgraduate students may be able to apply for a loan from the UK Government.
Find out how to apply for a postgraduate loan
Company and organisational sponsors
This information is for students who are having their tuition fees paid by a corporate sponsor.
Information on how your course sponsorship works
International finance schemes
This information is for students from outside the EU who are having their tuition fees paid by their country's government. This includes information about US and Canadian loan schemes.
Information on the different international finance schemes available
Armed forces leavers
If you are currently serving in the armed forces or have left within the last five years, you may be able to partially fund your course through the Enhanced Learning Credits scheme.
Armed Forces support at Solent
Studied at University before?
If you've studied at university before, this may affect your eligibility for certain types of student finance.
Tuition fee information for students with similar qualifications
Students with dependants
If you have children/dependants and are considering studying at university full-time, you may be eligible for further funding.
Financial support information for students with dependants
For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on a course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). Solent University has been registered by Ofs in the register of English higher education providers. For more information please visit: www.officeforstudents.org.uk.
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