2020 to 2021 forms for full-time undergraduate NI students
Read the form descriptions to make sure you complete the correct form. Sending the incorrect form could delay your application.
- Application Forms
- Change of Circumstances
- Changing your finance
- Disability and Childcare Forms
Applying for student finance
The following forms are to apply for your full-time undergraduate finance, as a new or continuing NI student. This includes Tuition Fee Loan, Maintenance Loan, Maintenance Grant and Special Support Grant.
New student applications
Download and complete the PN1 form and notes below if you're applying for finance for the first time. Alternatively you can apply online through your student finance account.
Application for New Student Finance 2020/21
The main application form for new full-time undergraduate students.PDF 3.3MB
Notes for New Student Finance Application 2020/21
Guidance notes to help you complete your PN1 application form and understand what evidence you may need to send.PDF 719.6KB
Continuing student applications
Download and complete the PR1 form if you're an continuing student applying for finance for your next year of study. Alternatively you can apply online through your student finance account.
Application for Continuing Student Finance 2020/21
The main application form for continuing full-time undergraduate students.PDF 1.0MB
Notes for Continuing Student Finance Application - 2020/21
Guidance notes to help you complete your PR1 application form and understand what evidence you may need to send.PDF 448.3KB
Forms to support your application
As part of your application for student finance you may be told to complete one or more of the following forms.
If your parents or partner have been told to complete a form to support your application, these can be found in parents and partners forms.
UK Passport details form 2020/21
If you have a UK passport but you did not included your passport details in your application, you’ll need to send a UK Passport Details Form. Do not send your passport to us.
If you have a ROI passport (but do not have a UK passport) you will need to send it to us.PDF 40.0KB
Birth/Adoption Certificate form 2020/21
Form to help prove your identity if you don't have a UK or ROI passport. You will need to send your original birth or adoption certificate with your completed form.PDF 44.7KB
Student Signature form 2020/21
Form to be completed if you've forgotten to sign your main application form or if there's an issue with your original declaration.PDF 38.0KB
Claiming reimbursement for study related travel
Only use this form if you have applied for student finance and we have told you that you're eligible for a Travel Grant. If you've not been told you're eligible and you think that you might be, check 'Who can get this grant?'
Change of Circumstances
Let us know about any changes as soon as you can
Use this form to tell us if you've:
- changed your name or address
- changed university or college
- changed course
- changed from full-time to part-time study
- left your course or suspended your studies
- your course tuition fee amount has changed
Once we know about your change we'll write to you to let you know how this affects your entitlement.
Changing your finance
Changing how much you'd like to borrow or adding additional finance
The following forms are used to make changes to your initial application or add additional finance. You may be able to make these changes through your student finance account.
Tuition Fee Loan Request form 2020/21
If you want to change how much Tuition Fee Loan you're applying for or if you've applied for other student finance and now also want to apply for a Tuition Fee Loan.PDF 42.8KB
Maintenance Loan Request form 2020/21
If you want to change how much Maintenance Loan you're applying for or if you've applied for other student finance and now also want to apply for a Maintenance Loan.PDF 77.9KB
Student Contribution Loan Request form 2020/21
If you want to change how much Contribution Fee Loan you're applying for or if you've applied for other student finance and now also want to apply for a Contribution Fee Loan.PDF 43.0KB
Special Support Grant Application form 2020/21
If you've applied for other student finance and now also want to apply for a Special Support Grant.PDF 92.6KB
Disability and Childcare Forms
Students with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability
The following forms are used to apply for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs). DSAs are available if you have a disability, physical disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty.
Disabled Students' Allowances Application form 2020/21
If you've already applied for other student finance like a Maintenance Loan or a Tuition Fee Loan and now also want to be considered for Disabled Students’ Allowances.PDF 109.9KB
Disabled Students' Allowances Application form (full) 2020/21
If you're applying for Disabled Students’ Allowances only or you've yet to apply for any other student finance.PDF 230.8KB
Disabled Students' Allowances notes 2020/21
Guidance notes to help you complete your DSA 1 (full) Disabled Students' Allowances Application form.PDF 434.7KB
Disability Evidence 2020 to 2021PDF 608.8KB
Claiming reimbursement for DSAs related costs
If you're eligible for Disabled Students' Allowances you may need to also complete the following form during the academic year to claim back for purchases made in relation to your DSAs.
Disabled Students' Allowances Expenses Claim form 2020/21
To claim reimbursement for costs relating to your DSAs.PDF 39.6KB
Students with childcare costs
Our Childcare Grant can help with the costs of approved childcare during your studies.
Forms should be sent to your local Student Finance NI (SFNI) office..