EU Migrant Worker funding

FUNDING FOR EU/EEA MIGRANT WORKERS

 

Qualifying countries:

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Republic of Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden 
Iceland
Liechtenstein
Norway
Switzerland

Entitlement to Tuition Fee Loan & Maintenance Loan

Nationals of the above countries can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan of up to £9250, a Maintenance Loan of up to £8,700 (if living away from the parental home and studying at Plymouth University) and means-tested Supplementary Grants if they meet certain eligibility criteria and:

  1. were ordinarily resident in the UK on the first day of the first year of their academic course
  1. has been ordinarily resident in the territory comprising the EEA and Switzerland throughout the three-year period preceeding the first day of the first academic year of the course
  1. is engaged in “genuine & effective” work whilst studying

Students in receipt of certain welfare benefits, such as Housing Benefit, are able to receive additional loan amounts and should speak to a Student Adviser in the Advice Centre.


New students should apply to SFE on-line or by using form PN1:

http://media.slc.co.uk/sfe/1819/ft/sfe_pn1_form_1819_o.pdf

Returning students should apply to SFE on-line or by using form PR1:

http://media.slc.co.uk/sfe/1819/ft/sfe_pr1_form_1819_o.pdf

 

Family Members of EU/EEA nationals.

If you are a close family member of a qualifying EU/EEA national (spouse/parent/child) you can also for Tuition Fee Loan & Maintenance Loan in the same way as an EU/EEA national.