EU government authorities provide a variety of financial aid for EU Home Students to assist them in continuing their studies. EU Home Students can receive adequate financial support for their studies with the cordial support of SMS Higher Education Group.  Financial Aids for EU Home Students is a key factor in choosing the UK for higher education.  Financial aid is available for students studying in the UK and belonging to the UK or EU region. 


Mainly two types of financial aids you can avail yourself of while you're an EU home student. These are Tuition fee loans & Maintenance loans.  


Tuition Fee Loan 


Tuition fees are the annual fees your university or college charges to attend your course. Your tuition fees are covered by a Tuition Fee Loan. You can obtain up to £9,250 to reimburse the costs your university or institution charges if you start or continue a program in 2017/18. If you apply for a Tuition Fee Loan, you must confirm the fees with your university or college each year. This will ensure that you use the correct amount of SFE funding.


The Tuition Fee Loan is paid in three installments to your university or college over the academic year. 


Maintenance Loan


This will assist you with your living expenses and will be paid in three installments over the academic year. The totals for each academic year are displayed below.


  • Living with parents - Up to £7,097
  • Studying in London and not living with parents - Up to £11,002
  • Studying outside London and not living with parents - Up to £8,430
  • Living and studying abroad for at least one academic term - Up to £9,654

Eligibility


Whether or whether you are eligible for student loans is determined by the following factors:

  • Your personal eligibility;
  • Your course; and
  • Your university or college

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