2016/17 Full-time students
These guidebooks provide detailed information on all aspects of the financial support available:
Students wishing to apply for support should complete the following forms:
Birth Certificates or Adoption Certificates for evidence
We recommend that you send in your original Birth or Adoption Certificate for evidence.
You must also complete and return the form below
This form contains two separate declarations. The 'Applicant's Declaration of Identity' must be signed by the student to confirm their identity. The 'Identity Confirmation Form' is to verify your identity and must be completed by a person of good standing in the community who has known you for at least two years.
Please note: this person must be currently in employment, and they must supply a phone number for their place of work.
Please read the ‘Acceptable countersignatures’ document for a complete list of eligible people.
Loan Request Forms
For students who have already applied for support and now wish to amend either the amount of Maintenance Loan or Tuition Fee Loan they requested:
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Disabled Students' Allowances
If you have completed or are completing your application for Student Finance and you also want to apply for Disabled Students' Allowances, you should complete the slimline version of the DSA1 form.
If you are applying for Disabled Students' Allowances only, or if you are a part-time student, a post graduate student or if you are studying your course by distance learning you must complete the full version of the DSA1 form.
If you want to claim for expenses you’ve already paid out, fill in a 'Claim form for reimbursement of costs through Disabled Students' Allowances'.
Change of Circumstance
Missing signature - complete this form if you did not sign your paper application, when you applied for student finance:
Information on all aspects of financial support, including the Childcare Grant, for student parents: