The information below outlines the financial support available to first time undergraduates at Cambridge from Northern Ireland, based on figures for 2016-17.
For full details of government support for students from Northern Ireland, see the Student Finance NI website.
|Financial support||How much||Eligibility||Repayment|
|Tuition Fee Loan||Up to £9,000 per year.||For students studying for their first undergraduate degree.||Repay 9% of earnings above £17,495 per year.|
Up to £4,840 per year.
Up to £4,480 in final year.
75% of maximum rate not dependent on household income.
25% dependent on household income.
If receive a Maintenance Grant, amount of Maintenance Loan will be reduced.
|Repay 9% of earnings above £17,495 per year.|
|Maintenance Grant (or Special Support Grant)||Up to £3,475 per year.||
Full Grant available if household income of £19,203 per year or less.
Partial Grant available if household income between £19,204 and £41,065 per year.
Amount of Maintenance Grant received will affect amount of Maintenance Loan you are able to borrow.
|No, unless you leave your course early|
Up to £3,500 per year.
Up to £5,600 for some mature students.
|Students with a household income of £42,620 per year or less.||No|
|Cambridge College awards||College and award dependent.||Academic or other achievements.
Loans for specific costs or unexpected financial difficulties.
|College and award dependent.|