Postgraduate doctoral loans for Home postgraduate students

  • The Postgraduate Doctoral Loan scheme opened in 2018-19. Further information on the scheme can be found on the Doctoral loan pages of the Gov.uk website

    • This loan is open to students who start their programme after 1st August 2018.  Students in receipt of Research Council funding cannot apply.
    • A total of £26,445 for students starting their course in the 2020-21 Academic Year. 
    • The loan will be divided equally across each year of your course, and is paid in 3 instalments in each year of the course.
    • Students must be registered on the Doctoral Degree and not on a Masters award to qualify. 
    • Students are encouraged to apply from Year 1 as it cannot be backdated.

    Applications for the 2020-21 Postdoctoral loans scheme open at the end of June 2020.