Financial support for students with families

If you are a student with children, you could be eligible for the Childcare Grant and Parents' Learning Allowance.

These schemes can help towards childcare costs and other costs associated with your course.

  • Childcare Grant is available to help with the cost of registered approved childcare if you are studying full-time
  • The Parents' Learning Allowance can provide support if you are a full-time student with dependent children

The gov.uk website has further details on the Childcare Grant and Parents' Learning Allowance.

These schemes can help towards childcare costs and other costs associated with your course.

  • A Childcare Grant is available to help with the cost of registered approved childcare if you are studying full-time
  • The Parents' Learning Allowance can provide support if you are a full-time student with dependent children

The gov.uk website has further details on the Childcare Grant and Parents' Learning Allowance.

Child Tax Credit

Students may be able to apply for Child Tax Credit to help with the day-to-day living costs for dependent children. Visit Revenue and Customs for more details.

Adult Dependants' Grant

This is a means-tested grant for students who have an adult dependant. Find out more about the Adult Dependants' Grant on the gov.uk website.