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Student loans and bursaries

Discussion in 'Thinking of teaching' started by peanut333, Apr 3, 2019.

  1. peanut333

    peanut333 New commenter

    Hi just wondering if any one can help....

    Im going to be doing an mfl pgce so that makes me eligible for the bursary.... I think.
    I was under the impression we could also apply for student finance, which I did and received confirmation that my application had been approved a few days ago.
    I was just thinking myself it all seems a bit too good to be true so had a look on the get into teaching website and it said this
    "Tuition fee and maintenance loans – postgraduate and undergraduate trainees are entitled to the same student finance. If you’re looking to train on a non-salaried programme, and you’re not eligible to receive a bursary or scholarship, you can still apply for a student loan to cover your training programme fees and living costs. Find out more from Student Finance England."

    Should I have not applied? Has applying made me ineligible for the bursary?

    Please can anyone advise?

    Many thanks

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