Student finance: how to apply
2. When to apply
You can apply for the following academic years:
- 2017 to 2018
- 2016 to 2017
You can now apply for a part-time loan for the 2017 to 2018 academic year. You can’t apply for a part-time grant until the summer.
You can apply up to 9 months after the start of the academic year for your course.
You don’t need a confirmed place to apply.
|When your course starts||First day of the academic year for your course||Deadline for applications|
|Between 1 August and 31 December||1 September||31 May|
|Between 1 January and 31 March||1 January||30 September|
|Between 1 April and 30 June||1 April||31 December|
|Between 1 July and 31 July||1 July||31 March|