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Postgraduate Doctoral Loan applications for 2020 to 2021 are now open!

Student Finance England

This article or update has been provided by Student Finance England or Student Loans Company

Publication date: 29 June 2020

If you’re working with students starting a postgraduate Doctoral course this year, make sure they know it’s time to apply for their student finance.


They could get up to £26,445 for their course, as well as extra help if they have a disability.


It’s quick and easy for them to apply online at


Encourage them to apply as early as possible to make sure they get their money in time for the start of their course. If they don’t have a confirmed place at university or college yet, they should use their preferred choice and change it later if they need to.


Share our short film on your social media channels to help students understand what they can get and how they should apply for it.


And don’t forget to encourage them to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news and updates!