Loans & Grants for English Domiciled Students 2017/18

Tuition Fee Funding

Students who are studying in 2017/18 and are normally domiciled in England can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £9,000 per year to cover the cost of Tuition Fees.  This Loan will only become repayable upon completion of studies and if you are earning a salary in excess of £21,000 per annum.

Maintenance Loan

New full-time English students are eligible to apply for a Maintenance Loan towards living costs. The amount of Maintenance Loan available to you depends on where you will be living during term time and whether you will be studying in London:

Where you live and studyContinuing Student (Course begins before 01/08/2016) 1Continuing Student (Course begins after 01/08/2016 1New Student (Course begins after 01/08/2017) 2
You live with your parents up to £4,806 up to £7,097 up to £7,097
You live away from home and study outside London up to £6,043 up to £8,430 up to £8,430
You live away from home and study in London up to £8,432 up to £11,002 up to £11,002
You spend a year of a UK course studying overseas up to £7,180 Up to £9,654 up to £9,654

1. Please note that the amount of Maintenance Loan you receive will be affected by any Maintenance Grant you receive.
2. Please note that New Students are not eligible for the Maintenance Grant.

Maintenance Grant

If you are a full-time English student, you could be eligible to receive a non-repayable Maintenance Grant towards your living costs. The amount of Grant you receive depends upon your household income as shown in the tables below:

Course began between 01/09/2012 and 31/07/2016

Household incomeAmount
 £25,000 or less £3,482
 Between £25,000 and £42,621 up to £3,482
 More than £42,621

£0

 Course began between 2009/10 and 2011/12 academic years

Household incomeAmount
£25,000 or less £3,197
Between £25,000 and £50,706 up to £3,197
More than £50,706 £0

 Course began between in 2008/09 academic year

Household incomeAmount
£25,000 or less £3,197
Between £25,000 and £61,047 up to £3,197
More than £61,047 £0

Course began between in 2007/08 academic year

Household incomeAmount
£18,360 or less £3,197
Between £18,360 and £61,047 up to £3,197
More than £61,047 £0

 Student who commenced their studies after the 01/08/2016 are not eligible for Maintenance Grants.

For further information in regards to Financial Support for Students studying in 2017/18, please visit the Student Finance England website.