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 still apply for funding up to 9 months after the first day of the academic year for your course.

When your course starts Apply by
Between 1 August and 31 December 31 May
Between 1 January and 31 March 30 September
Between 1 April and 30 June 31 December
Between 1 July and 31 July 31 March

You don’t need a confirmed place to apply.