Adult Dependants' Grant

How to apply

  1. Fill in the Adult Dependants’ Grant section on your main student finance application - you’ll need to give estimates of your household income.

  2. Student Finance England will assess your application and contact you if they need more information.

  3. Student Finance England will send you a letter telling you if you qualify and how much money you’ll get.

  4. At the end of the academic year Student Finance England will send you an income confirmation form to check if your actual outgoings match your estimates in the application. They will then adjust your payments accordingly.

Supporting information

Student Finance England may contact you and ask for further information on your financial circumstances. This can include:

  • your P60
  • Child Benefit details
  • family tax credits details
  • financial information from your partner, for example bank statements