Funding for Post 16 students in 2015-2016

The application cycle for Academic Year 2015/16 opened on 26th January 2015.  Applications can be made by visiting along with a range of supporting information.

New Resources

New quick start guides, factsheets and a range of videos can be found at

New interactive student finance guides available!

The quick start guides allow students and parents to find out the different types of student finance available – including how to apply and repay – all in one central place.

The design mimics an ‘app’, making it user friendly and easy to share on mobile devices and will guide students and parents through to further content on and our dedicated student finance zone on The Student Room at appropriate points.

Student Finance Calculator 2015/16

The Student Finance Calculator for 2015/16 is now available and can be accessed via the Student Room and Direct Gov websites.  This tool allows students to gain an indication of the level of support that they may be able to access for study in 2015/16.