Adult Dependants' Grant



Up to £2,834 to help you support adults who are financially dependent on you. This money does not have to be repaid.

Who can receive it?


Full-time higher education students with adult dependants. However, a grown up child does not count as an adult dependant. The grant is means-tested, and includes your income and the income of your dependants.

When to apply and when you receive it


Apply as soon as possible to make sure you receive the money on time. The grant is paid termly, along with your other student finance.

How to apply


You apply for the grant through the same form as the Maintenance Loan, Maintenance Grant and Tuition Fee Loan. You can do this online or with paper forms. You will need to include proof of your financial situation.

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