Parents’ Learning Allowance

Full-time StudentsNON-REPAYABLE
Income-assessed:up to £1,821 in 2021/2022

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The Parents’ Learning Allowance is to help with course-related costs for students who have dependent children. How much you get depends on your household income (including your husband, wife or partner) – Student Finance England will be able to advise you on how much help you might get. Jobcentre Plus will not count this grant when they work out your benefit entitlement.

Childcare Grant

Full-time StudentsNON-REPAYABLE (MEETS 85% OF ACTUAL COSTS)
Income-assessed:up to £179.62 per week for one child only
up to £307.95 per week for two or more children

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The Child Care Grant is available to full-time students with dependent children in registered or approved childcare. How much help you get is based on your actual childcare costs and will depend on your household income.

Adult Dependants’ Grant

Full-time StudentsNON-REPAYABLE
Income-assessed:up to £3190 in 2021/2022

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If you have a husband, wife or partner or another adult member of your family who depends on you financially, you may be eligible. How much you get depends on your household income.