The Friends of UCR provides loans for students in their second and third year. These loans are distributed based on need and merit. Not all students can apply for a loan, certain conditions apply, these include:

  • Having a non-EER nationality;
  • Achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more;
  • Your parents combined annual income may not exceed €30 000.

Students who have received a UCR Scholarship for their first year, will automatically receive a Friends of UCR Financial Aid form. This will be reviewed by the Friends of UCR Board and decisions on awarding the loan will be made on a case-by-case basis. If there are any questions or the need to (re-)apply for a Friends of UCR Loan, contact

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)