Full-time and part-time students can apply online to Student Finance England for help with finance, including Tuition Fee Loans, Maintenance Loans and Maintenance Grants.

Start now on the Student Finance England website

The application process is different if you’re a student from Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

When to apply

Academic year Student type Applications open
2015 to 2016 English and new EU full-time Open
2014 to 2015 English and EU full-time Open
2014 to 2015 English and EU part-time if you started on or after 1 September 2012 Open
2014 to 2015 English and EU part-time if you started before 1 September 2012 Open

You’ll get a letter telling you when you can apply if you became a student before 1 September 2012.

Deadlines

The deadline for applying is 9 months after the start of the academic year.

Problems logging in

You can reset your password or find your customer reference number online.

EU students

EU students can’t apply online. You must download the application forms and apply by post.

Apply by post

It’s best to apply online. If you can’t, use the form finder to download the application forms and guidance notes you’ll need.