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Welcome to the Student Awards Homepage

All of our latest news can be found in the Student Awards Message Bulletin below and more detailed information regarding all aspects of Student Awards can be found in our Downloadable documents.

You can contact us by email at however please note that we deal with all queries in order of receipt.

You can send correspondence or visit us at:

The Student Awards Team

Department for Education

Sport and Culture

Hamilton House

Peel Road


Important Note

Students from the Isle of Man are not eligible for a loan from the UK Student Loans Company.

Student Awards Message Bulletin – June 2021

A message from your Student Awards Team

If you need to ask us anything the most efficient way to do this is to contact us via email at

Please remember that your Student Awards team are here to help.

Applications for 2021/22 Academic Year

1st Year Undergraduate and Postgraduate Applications for the 2021/22 Academic Year are now live. View our Online Application.

You can prepare for the application process by looking through the Preparing for the Student Awards Application Process 2021-22 and the Student Awards Timeline Overview 2021-22 in our Downloadable Documents section.

All Continuing Students will receive an email at the beginning of July with instructions on how to make their continuing application for funding.

Maintenance Grants

If you apply for a Maintenance Grant, are studying outside the UK or are using a distance learning provider then we will need to see your Bank Account details. You will need to provide us with a Bank Statement with your name, address and full account details on it. We will be unable to make any payments to you until we have your Bank Statement. This applies to any students who are providing us with new Bank details.

Contributor’s RAN/Resident Assessment Notice

If you have not yet supplied your Contributor’s RAN/Resident Assessment Notice you may be liable to repay any overpayments made to you by the Department. You will also be unable to make further applications for additional funding towards your studies.

RANs/Resident Assessment Notices should be sent to

Information regarding Covid-19 vaccinations for IOM students

Further information regarding how Isle of Man students can receive their vaccination can be found in this news release.

Student Wellbeing

On the Student Wellbeing page you will find links to organisations who can offer help and guidance if you feel that you need it at any point.

Student Awards Regulations Consultation 2021

Our consultation is now live on the Government's consultation hub. This consultation seeks views on policy principles of Student Awards which will influence the content of future Student Award Regulations. You can take part by visiting the consultation hub.

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