Apply online for help with finance, including:

  • Tuition Fee Loans
  • Maintenance Loans
  • Maintenance Grants

This service is for English full-time and part-time students (new and continuing).

Start now on the Student Finance England website

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

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

When to apply

Applications are now open to all English and EU students for the 2015 to 2016 academic year. This includes part-time students.

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.

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.

If you need help using a computer

You can call Student Finance England if you want to apply online but you can’t use a computer without help.