1. Overview

Full-time students in higher education with an adult who depends on them financially 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

You can apply for this grant on top of any other student finance and you don’t have to pay it back.