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    Hi there!

    I'm a student at University College London and they have a bursary that is assessed through the student loans company and the household income of the student and I'm just wondering how that is assessed? Because the natural way for a lot of students is their parents income and while I'm a first year I haven't lived with them for a couple year and I see my "household" as only me, per se. So, how would you assess my case?

    And then, there's a bigger issue; I can't log in to your website – I punch in the login info just fine, but then I have the issue that I read on your help/FAQ was resolved, but I guess not; I get to the redirect-page and an "index.do" file automatically gets downloaded. I've tried to log in on literally a plethora of browsers and both Mac OS and Windows, but nothing; still same results.

    Thank you!
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    Hi Jonase,


    If you are a UK student or you have been resident in the UK for three years or more:

    You can apply for a maintenance grant which takes household income into account. We will then share this household income info with your university and they then determine your eligibility to a bursary.

    If you are over 25 or you have financially supported yourself for 3 years or more then we can award a grant based on your own income information. If you don't meet these criteria then your parents will need to provide their financial information instead to support your application and to allow us to determine if you are eligible to receive a grant.

    You can request for your application to be changed to take household income into account by completing this form: http://bit.ly/OSqNZl

    Parents can supply their financial details by completing this form (we'll need separate copies for each parent in your household): http://bit.ly/VQwfNf
    Hope this helps,
    Mark-Lee
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    (Original post by Mark Lee - SFE Official Adviser)
    Hi Jonase,


    If you are a UK student or you have been resident in the UK for three years or more:

    You can apply for a maintenance grant which takes household income into account. We will then share this household income info with your university and they then determine your eligibility to a bursary.

    If you are over 25 or you have financially supported yourself for 3 years or more then we can award a grant based on your own income information. If you don't meet these criteria then your parents will need to provide their financial information instead to support your application and to allow us to determine if you are eligible to receive a grant.

    You can request for your application to be changed to take household income into account by completing this form: http://bit.ly/OSqNZl

    Parents can supply their financial details by completing this form (we'll need separate copies for each parent in your household): http://bit.ly/VQwfNf
    Hope this helps,
    Mark-Lee

    Thanks for the reply!
    Okay, the full story is that I'm an EU resident (Swedish), 21 years old, going 22 in a couple of months, supported myself for three years. According to the University College London finance office they say that I am still eligible for their bursary just fine – I just want to know if I can apply as self-supported (is that what you call it?) or if I actually need my folks to sign off with their income info on this even though I have been self-supporting for three years?

    Also – should I do this online or should i fill in the forms that are provided on the .gov-website (the EU12N form)? I still can't log in on my online account though, per my last reply!

    Thanks!

    Best,
    Jonas
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    Hi Jonas.

    I would suggest speaking with someone from our EU team on 0141 243 3570 as they will be able to ask a couple of additional questions to determine your eligibility to EU or full UK funding

    They can also help you to get logged in to your online account.

    Thanks,
    Mark-Lee
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    Cool! I'll drop them a call! Thank you!

    //Jonas
 
 
 
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