Doctoral Loans for UK/EU applicants
If you are planning to begin your PhD or Professional Doctorate, then you may be eligible to apply for a government-backed loan of up to £25,700 (2019/20) or £26,445 (2020/21).
Doctoral loans will be available for either full-time or part-time study for a duration of 3 to 8 academic years.
To qualify for a postgraduate doctoral loan, you must be:
- a UK/EU national ordinarily living in England
- aged 59 or under
- applying for a doctoral qualification (i.e. a PhD, Professional Doctorate or DPhil)
- not receiving funding from a UK Research Council.