Funding for sandwich placements
For students who are undertaking a paid sandwich placement, the maximum amount of funding that you will be eligible for from Student Finance England will consist of a reduced rate Maintenance Loan.
If you live away from your parental home whilst on sandwich placement, then the maximum Maintenance Loan available is £2,425.
If you are living at your parental home whilst on sandwich placement, then the maximum Maintenance Loan available is £1,819.
You will still be able to apply for the Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England. This will cover the placement tuition fees which will be £650 in 2017/18.
If your sandwich placement is unpaid and is within the NHS / local government / national government then you may be eligible for additional funding from Student Finance England.
To find out if you do qualify for additional funding, call Student Finance England on 0300 100 0607.