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Undergraduate Study

 

The information below outlines the financial support available to first time undergraduates at Cambridge from Wales, based on figures for 2017-18.

For full details of government support for students from Wales, see the Student Finance Wales website.

Financial support

How much

Eligibility

Repayment

Tuition Fee Loan

Up to £4,296 per year.

For students studying for their first undergraduate degree.

Repay 9% of earnings above £21,0001 per year.

Tuition Fee Grant

Up to £4,954 per year.

For students studying for their first undergraduate degree.

To cover the difference between the max. Tuition Fee Loan and the actual fee charged.

No, unless you leave your course early.

Maintenance Loan

Up to £6,922 per year.

75% of maximum rate not dependent on household income.

25% dependent on household income.

Repay 9% of earnings above £21,0001 per year.

Welsh Government Learning Grant

(or Special Support Grant)

Up to £5,161 per year.

Full Grant if household income is £18,370 per year or less.

Partial Grant if household income between £18,371 and £50,020 per year.

Special Support Grant replaces Learning Grant if claim certain income-related benefits.

No, unless you leave your course early.

Cambridge Bursary

Up to £3,500 per year.

Up to £5,600 for some mature students.

Full Bursary if household income is £25,000 per year or less.

Partial Bursary if household income between £25,001 and £42,620 per year.

No.

Cambridge College awards

College and award dependent.

Academic or other achievements.
Loans for specific costs or unexpected financial difficulties.

College and award dependent.

1 Expected to rise to £25,000 from the 2018-19 financial year (subject to government approval).