Funding for continuing undergraduate students

If you will be continuing your full time, undergraduate course in 2020/21 then this page advises the maintenance loan and grant figures for the 2020/21 academic year for undergraduate students with 'home' fee status, who usually live in England. Please note that the maintenance loan in your final year is less than in earlier years.

I started my course in September 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 or 2020 

I started my course between September 2012 and September 2015

Information about new funding from the NHS for Health Sciences courses 

Information if you are going on a placement year or studying abroad

 

What funding is available from The University of Nottingham?

Female student

 

 

 

From the UK Government (SLC) post 2016 entry 

 
Maintenance Loan

The maximum loan you can apply for in 2020/21 is £9,203  A percentage of the loan is offered without having your household income assessed.  The amount you receive will also depend on whether you live in rented accommodation or stay at home with your parent/s. The loan is less in your final year of study.

 
 Living at home Living elsewhere
max £7,747 max £9,203
min £3,410 (non means tested) min £4,289 (non means tested)
Final year rate Final year rate
max £7,290 max £8,703
min £3,133 (non means tested) min £3,987 (non means tested)

 

For full details it is suggested you go to the www.gov.uk/studentfinance web site.

 

From the UK Government (SLC) 2012-2015 starters

 
Maintenance Grant

A non-repayable award to students who come from households where the income level is assessed by Student Finance as being £42,705 or below.  The amount of grant you receive reduces the higher the income. For 2020/21 the maximum grant is £3,801

Household incomeAmount of grant
£25,000 or less £3,801

  

Maintenance Loan

The maximum loan you can apply for is £6,597.  A percentage of the loan is offered without having your household income assessed. The amount you receive will also depend on whether you live in rented accommodation or stay at home with your parent/s, and how much grant you receive. The loan is also reduced in your final year of study

Living at homeLiving elsewhere
max £5,247 max £6,597
min  £3,410 (non means tested) min  £4,291 (non means tested)
Final year rate Final year rate
max £4,821 max £6,135
min  £3,133 (non means tested) min  £3,988(non means tested)

 

For full details it is suggested that you go to the www.gov.uk/studentfinance web site.

 

Tuition Fee Loan

The Tuition Fee Loan for continuing students will be up to £9,250 which is the tuition fee charged by the University of Nottingham to continuing 'home', undergraduate, students who started their course in September 2017 or later. For students who started 2012 - 2016 the tuition fee will remain at £9,000. This loan is not means tested. 

If you already hold an honours degree please call us or download our factsheet for more information.

Information about repaying your student loans

 

From the University

The University has a generous Bursary scheme and there are a number of Scholarships offered.  Visit the Bursaries and Scholarships pages to see what support you may be eligible to apply for.

If you find you are struggling financially while at University then there are funds available that you can apply to.  Visit the Support funds and Managing your money pages for more information.