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    Hi,

    I am a returning 3rd year student. I have received no information about a maintainence grant (which I have received in previous years). I know that maintainence grants have been scrapped in favour of increased maintainence loans, but it is my understanding that current students were not affected by the change - only new students. I can't remember having to specifically re-apply for the grant last year, only that I had to declare that my financial situation had not changed.
    My question is: how would I go about applying for the maintainence grant? Do I need to start a new application and supply evidence once again, or have I missed something on the SFE website that would allow me to continue on the evidence I have already supplied for previous years?

    Thanks in advance
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    (Original post by Minidw)
    Hi,

    I am a returning 3rd year student. I have received no information about a maintainence grant (which I have received in previous years). I know that maintainence grants have been scrapped in favour of increased maintainence loans, but it is my understanding that current students were not affected by the change - only new students. I can't remember having to specifically re-apply for the grant last year, only that I had to declare that my financial situation had not changed.
    My question is: how would I go about applying for the maintainence grant? Do I need to start a new application and supply evidence once again, or have I missed something on the SFE website that would allow me to continue on the evidence I have already supplied for previous years?

    Thanks in advance
    Returning students are entitled to the grant, if they meet the criteria. (ie, your household income has to be under a certain amount)

    Have you asked for your loan to be based on household income? If your household income is low enough, the grant would be added.
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    Returning students are entitled to the grant, if they meet the criteria. (ie, your household income has to be under a certain amount)

    Have you asked for your loan to be based on household income? If your household income is low enough, the grant would be added.
    Yes, I have, but it's not been added to my payment schedule.
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    Hi Minidw

    In order for your application to be assessed based on the household income your sponsors need to submit their 2015 to 2016 financial details.

    Thanks Miriam
 
 
 
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