If you’re a new full-time student and your household income is £42,600 or less, you could qualify for a living cost grant (also called a maintenance grant) from the Government.
Overview of maintenance grant
Who can get this loan? Undergraduate students from the UK or EU.
How much am I entitled to? The maximum grant £3,354 and varies according to your houshold income. The funding is only available to those with a household income of under £25,000 per year.
If your household income is £25,000 or less: £3,354
Over £42,600: £0
Your grant is paid directly into your account at the start of each term and help with everyday costs like food, travel or accommodation.
You don't have to pay back this money.