Funding for continuing undergraduate students

If you will be continuing your full time, undergraduate course in 2018/19 then this page advises the maintenance loan and grant figures for the 2018/19 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 or 2017

I started my course between September 2012 and September 2015

I started my course before September 2012

Information for NHS funded courses eg Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Dietetics for pre 2016 starters

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

 

What is on offer from The University of Nottingham?

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From the UK Government 2016 and 2017 starters 

 
Maintenance Loan

The maximum loan you can apply for in 2018/19 is £8,700.  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 £7,324 max £8,700
min £3,124 (non means tested) min £3,928 (non means tested)

 

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

 

From the UK Government 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 £42,645 or below.  The amount of grant you receive reduces the higher the income. For 2018/19 the maximum grant is £3,593

Household incomeAmount of grant
£25,000 or less £3,593

  

Maintenance Loan

The maximum loan you can apply for is £6,236.  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 £4,960 max £6,236
min  £3,224 (non means tested) min  £4,056 (non means tested)
Final year rate Final year rate
max £4,557 max £5,800
min  £2,962 (non means tested) min  £3,770 (non means tested)

 

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

From the UK Government pre 2012 starters 

Maintenance Grant

A non-repayable award to students who come from households where the income level is assessed by Student Finance as being £50,706 or below.  The amount of grant you receive reduces the higher the income. For 2018/19 the maximum grant is £3,299

 Household income Amount of grant
 £25,000 or less  £3,299

 

Maintenance Loan

The maximum loan you can apply for is £5,614.  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 £4,352 max £5,614
min £3,133 (non means tested) min £4,042 (non means tested)
Final year rate Final year rate
max £3,948 max £5,195
min £2,843 (non means tested) min £3,740 (non means tested)

 

For full details it is suggestedthat you go to the www.gov.uk/studentfinance website

 

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. 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.