Open Consultation

Support for doctoral study

We want your views on proposals for funding doctoral loans for students beginning their PhD studies in 2018/19.
Consultation End Date 
2 March 2018
44 days left for you to respond
Consultation launched 8 December 2017


Consultation document
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Consultation description 

We want to reduce the financial barrier to study and allow students to take courses at the highest level.

We are consulting on proposals  to allow eligible students residing in Wales to borrow up to £25,000 over the duration of their course.

How to respond
Please submit your comments by 2 March 2018, in any of the following ways:
Online Form 

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Higher Education Division
Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning Directorate
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ

Help and support 

For more information about this consultation email