As per Eligibility Clause:
"You may also be eligible if you’re an EU national and both the following apply:
I would like to ask, if I am an EU national and live in the European Economic Area, but my contract for residence starts on the 18th of September 2016 while the first day of my academic year is September 1st, 2016, am I still eligible for this loan?
- you’re living in England on the first day of the first academic year of your course
- you’ve normally lived in the European Economic Area or Switzerland for the past 3 years (this is also known as being ‘ordinarily resident’)"
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