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When is the deadline to apply for loans?

When is the best time to apply for a student loan and a maintenance loan? Are there deadlines for these?
Answered by Alison Patterson
Hello Lisa,

SFE and the other UK student funding bodies (SAAS etc) are open now for 2016/17 funding applications.

For 2017/18, they will open in Spring. Generally, if you have applied for funding by May/June before starting university in the September, your funding will be guaranteed for the start of term, but you can apply as late as nine months after starting university.

See:

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/university-tu.../

So, the best time to apply is the winter before starting university (February). Check websites.

Good luck!

CUG

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