Adult Dependants' Grant

1. Overview

If you’re a full-time student in higher education and an adult depends on you financially, you can apply for an Adult Dependants’ Grant of up to:

  • £2,834 for the 2017 to 2018 academic year
  • £2,757 for the 2016 to 2017 academic year

The grant:

  • doesn’t have to be paid back
  • is paid on top of your other student finance

You can’t get an Adult Dependants’ Grant if you’re getting a Postgraduate Loan.