Funding A

Apply for funding at the DirectGov website

Applying for Loans and Grants

All full-time UK and EU* students wanting to apply for a tuition fee and/ or maintenance loan to support their studies should make an application through one of the following, depending on where you live:

The financial information you provide in your application will be used to determine your eligibility for an Access to Exeter Bursary, on the condition you have not withdrawn your consent to share this information with the University.  

*for more information on whether you qualify as a UK or EU student, visit the UKCISA website.

When to Apply

Full-time UK students can apply for tuition and maintenance loans from Student Finance from March of the year they commence their studies. You  should apply by 31st May to ensure you receive your funding when your course commences in September.

You will need to make a new application for each year of study.

Applying for Financial Support Based on your Household Income

When you apply for funds, you will be asked whether you wish to apply for student finance based on your household income. If you do not share household income data then you will only be eligible to receive the Tuition Fee Loan and a portion of the Maintenance Loan. In providing your household income data, you can be assessed for a full maintenance loan and an Access to Exeter bursary or PGCE bursary from the University.

What happens next?

You must provide all documents in support of your application. If you do not provide this documentation, you financial assessment will be delayed.

Once your assessment is complete, you will receive notification of your financial support entitlement from the relevant funding body.

When applying for financial support, you must provide your National Insurance Number. If you do not supply this information, your student loan and any other grants may be delayed.