Additional student funding

PART-TIME STUDENTS
If you choose to study part-time, you may still be able to get financial help. You may be able to get a Tuition Fee Loan if your part-time course has a ‘course intensity’ of 25% or more. Further information about the financial help available to part time students is available here: http://media.slc.co.uk/sfe/1617/pt/sfe_part_time_loans_guide_1617_d.pdf
 
PGCE FUNDING
Undergraduates and postgraduates can get help towards the cost of their teacher training. You can get student finance for the following full or part-time teacher training courses if you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate:
  • Initial Teacher Training (ITT)
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
  • School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)
More information is available here https://www.gov.uk/teacher-training-funding. You can also see one of our advisers based at the St Luke’s Campus.
 
NHS FUNDING
Certain courses may also be eligible for certain NHS bursaries. Follow the attached link check whether your course is eligible:   http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/816.aspx
 
POSTGRADUATE FUNDING
If you start a full-time or part-time Master’s course after 1 August 2016, you can apply for a Postgraduate Loan. You’ll be able to borrow up to £10,000 to pay your fees and help with living costs. You’re eligible if you:
  • are under 60
  • ordinarily live in England
  • don’t already have a master’s degree or higher qualification
It doesn’t depend on personal or family income. More information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan/overview.
Prospects is a useful source of information on funding opportunities for postgraduate level study. Charities and trusts sometimes provide grants, often for students from poorer backgrounds or those who’ve achieved academic excellence. Find out more at your local library in these publications:
  • the Educational Grants Directory
  • the Charities Digest
  • the Grants Register
  • the Directory of Grant Making Trusts


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