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Normally, you must have 'settled status' to be eligible for financial support while you study in England. This means that you can live in the UK permanently without restrictions on how long you may remain.
You are free from any restriction if one or more of the following applies:
If you do not have settled status, this calculator may not accurately estimate your entitlement to support. You may, however, still qualify for student finance. Contact your Local Authority to find out if you can receive support.
Information on entitlement to support for EU students is available here.
Further information about the right of 'permanent residence' and other immigration issues is available from the Immigration and Nationality Directorate at the Home Office at www.homeoffice.gov.uk
A civil partnership is a relationship between two people of the same sex who have:
Make your selection based on the address of your campus, rather than your university or college itself if this address is different.
All eligible students are entitled to a basic amount of financial help.
If you apply for student grants and a Student Loan for Maintenance (to cover your living costs), the total amount of financial help you can receive is based on your household income. If you apply for non-income assessed support you will receive the basic amount of student finance.
To be considered for the full amount of income-assessed support you or other relevant members of your household (for example, your parents, a spouse or a partner) must provide information about your household income.
Student Loans for Fees (covering tuition fees) are not subject to any assessment of household income.