Application for Student Finance
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You can apply for the following student finance by completing this form: • Maintenance Grant • Adult Dependants’ Grant • Disabled Students’ Allowances • Special Support Grant • Childcare Grant • Bursaries and Scholarships • Maintenance Loan • Parents’ Learning Allowance • Travel Grant • Tuition Fee Loan You can find more detailed information on what is available and what you might be entitled to in 'A guide to financial support for higher education students 2012/13' or by visiting our website www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
You can apply in 5 easy steps
Depending on your circumstances you may not need to complete all of the steps. We have provided guidance notes to help with any difficult questions so please refer to these each time you see this icon. n
You will have to send evidence with your application whenever you see this icon. e Details about the evidence you need to send can be found in the guidance notes. If you don’t send all the evidence we need with this form, your application may be delayed and you may end up getting less student finance than you are entitled to.
For all students • Complete sections 2-6. • You do not need to complete section 6 if you are only applying for a Tuition Fee Loan. • If you are applying for a loan you need to tell us how much you want by completing the loan request section on page 14.
If you only want to apply for a Tuition Fee Loan or a reduced rate of Maintenance Loan you can go directly to Step 5. If you are starting a full-time distance learning course on or after 1 September 2012 (for reasons not relating to disability) you can only apply for a Tuition Fee Loan. For students who want student finance based on household income • Complete sections 7 and 8. Tick • If you think you qualify for the