To apply for a Smart-Pig loan you will need to verify that you receive student finance but don’t worry it’s really simple to get this information, just follow the instructions below for each type of finance. You will need this information to be able to complete the application.

If you get stuck or can’t find the correct document, give us a call on 0203 507 1930 or send an email to team@smart-pig.com and a member of the team will be able to help.

Student Finance

Over the summer period, we can accept two forms of document. If you don’t have your 2020/21 Entitlement letter yet, but you are going back to University in September, you can still apply for a loan over the summer period.

We will need to see the homepage of your Student Finance account showing that you have applied for 2020/21 Student Finance. If you have your entitlement letter, use option 2 instead.


Option 1: If you don't have your Notification of Entitlement for 2020/21 yet

  1. Go to www.logon.slc.co.uk and sign in.
  2. On the homepage, “print screen” on your desktop or mobile device. Please ensure the image includes account name, student reference number and status of the application (see example).
  3. Upload the file below.


Option 2: If you have your Notification of Entitlement for 2020/21

  1. Go to www.logon.slc.co.uk and sign in.
  2. On the homepage, click “letters and emails” at the top right.
  3. Open the most recent “Notification of Entitlement” letter.
  4. Click on the PDF and save it to your computer or mobile device.
  5. Upload the file below.

If you have a paper copy of the letter, you can upload a picture during the application instead.

SAAS

If you receive your student finance from the Student Awards Agency Scotland please log into your account using the following instructions and download your document ready to upload during the application.

  1. Go to www.saas.gov.uk and log in.
  2. On your home page dashboard, you will see ‘Applications’ with the current academic year
  3. Under your current application, you will see ‘Award letter’
  4. Open “Award letter”
  5. Save the document to your device
  6. Upload the file below

If you have a paper copy of the letter, you can upload a picture of it instead.

NHS Bursary

If you receive your funding from an NHS Bursary, then please follow the instructions below to download the correct document. You will need this to complete your application.

  1. Go to myaccount.nhsbsa.nhs.uk and login
  2. From the home page, go to ‘Student Details’ from the top
  3. In the bottom right-hand corner, under the documents section select ‘Notification of award’
  4. Save the document to your computer or mobile device.
  5. Upload the file below

If you have a paper copy of the letter, you can upload a picture of it instead.

Other Forms of Income

If you receive a bursary from your university or have an income from a job you can also apply with this information. See below for the details we will need to see in order to make a decision.

Bursary:

Please ensure your document shows the following information clearly:

  • Your name
  • The year of study the bursary is for
  • The amount you will receive
  • The dates you will receive payment

Payslip:

Please ensure we can see the following information clearly

  • The date of your payment (payslips must be dated in the last 30 days
  • Your name
  • Your net pay

If you don’t have a payslip to hand you can show your wages being deposited into your bank account with a bank statement.

If you have a paper copy of your payslip or bank statement you can upload a picture of them instead.

International Students

If you are an international student you can still apply for a Smart-Pig loan as long as you are studying at the university or college in the UK and receive some form of income, this can be in the form of an international bursary, scholarship or income from a job.

See below for the details we will need to see in order to make a decision.

Bursary:

Please ensure your document shows the following information clearly:

  • Your name
  • The year of study the bursary is for
  • The amount you will receive
  • The dates you will receive payment

Payslip:

Please ensure we can see the following information clearly

  • The date of your payment (payslips must be dated in the last 30 days
  • Your name
  • Your net pay

If you don’t have a payslip to hand you can show your wages being deposited into your bank account with a bank statement.

If you have a paper copy of your payslip or bank statement you can upload a picture of them instead.

We hope this guide has been useful in finding your student finance document but if you are still having trouble locating the correct letter then please get in touch and a member of our friendly team will be able to help.

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Date Posted

12 February 2020