Glossary

Tuition Fee Loan

(UK/EU students only) A loan from the Student Loans Company for tuition fees. This is paid back after you graduate and are earning more than £21,000 per year.

Maintenance Loan

(UK/EU students only) A loan from the Student Loans Company for living expenses. This is paid back after you graduate and are earning more than £21,000 per year.

Higher Education Maintenance Grant

(UK/EU students only) A means-tested grant for living expenses. This does not have to be paid back.

Bursary

A cash grant which may be awarded on the basis of need or academic achievement. This does not have to be paid back.

Scholarship/prize

A cash grant which is usually awarded on the basis of academic achievement. This does not have to be paid back.