Funding available to full-time undergraduate students

As a full-time student living in England your funding package will be delivered through Student Finance England. 

The following information gives details on funding available for 2019/20 academic year.


Make an online application to Student Finance England 

Student Finance England telephone number: +44 (0)300 100 0607.

See here for sources of funding that might be available to you

Childcare Grant changes 2019/20: Student Finance England will be changing the way they pay the Childcare Grant, click here for more information.

Going on placement?

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 £2,709.

If you are living at your parental home whilst on sandwich placement, then the maximum Maintenance Loan available is £2,031.

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 2019/20.

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, contact Student Finance England.

EU students

EU students can apply for a tuition fee loan only of up to £9,250 in the 2019/20 academic year.


Click here to download an EU tuition fee loan application form from the Student Loans Company. 

Repaying your loan

Other funding you might receive

These may be available depending on your personal circumstances:

Disabled Students' Allowance

More information about Disabled Students' Allowance

For more information about the support available, contact the DMU Disability Advice and Support team

DMU Support Fund

You may be able to apply for additional support through the DMU Support Fund. This fund is aimed at home students who have taken out all funding and benefits that they are entitled to, but may require extra financial support.

Financial benefits

You will need to be re-assessed for the following:

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