2022 to 2023 forms for postgraduate 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 forms
Apply for student finance
The following forms are to apply for your full-time or part-time postgraduate student finance.
New student applications
Download and complete the application form. Alternatively, you can apply through your student finance account.
Application form for new postgraduate students 2022 to 2023
The main application form for new full-time or part-time postgraduate students.PDF 1.1MB
Notes to help you complete your application 2022 to 2023
Notes to help you complete your application for postgraduate student finance.PDF 281.7KB
Continuing student applications
Download and complete this application form if you're a continuing student, applying for postgraduate finance for your next year of study. Alternatively you can apply online through your student finance account.
Application form for continuing postgraduate students 2022 to 2023
The application form for continuing full-time or part-time postgraduate students.PDF 474.2KB
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.
UK passport details form 2022 to 2023
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 600.2KB
Birth or adoption certificate form 2022 to 2023
Form to help prove your identity if you don't have a passport. You will need to include your original birth or adoption certificate when you return your completed form.PDF 688.4KB
UK employment status form 2022 to 2023
Form to help define your residency and employment status to support your loan application.PDF 1.4MB
Document return form 2022 to 2023
Form to help link your returned documents to your application. Download and return one of these with any supporting documents you send us.PDF 614.7KB
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
The following form is 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.
Students with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability
The following forms are used to apply for Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA). DSA is available if you have a disability, physical disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty.
Disabled Students' Allowance application form 2022 to 2023
If you've already applied for other student finance like a Tuition Fee Loan and now also want to be considered for Disabled Students’ Allowance.PDF 189.2KB
Disabled Students' Allowance application form for DSA only 2022 to 2023
If you're applying for Disabled Students’ Allowance only or you've yet to apply for any other student finance.PDF 390.8KB
A guide to completing your Disabled Students' Allowance application form 2022 to 2023
Guidance notes to help you complete your Disabled Students' Allowance application form.PDF 418.3KB
Claiming Reimbursement for Disabled Students' Allowance Related Costs
If you're eligible for Disabled Students' Allowance you may need to also complete the following form during the academic year to claim back for purchases made in relation to your DSA.
All postgraduate forms should be returned to:Student Finance NI
Ballee Road West