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Parents Learning Allowance

The Parents Learning Allowance is available to students with children.

This grant is provided by Student Finance England and does not need to be paid back.


The Parents Learning Allowance is for undergraduate students who live in England. You must have children who depend on you financially.

How much can I get?

You will receive between £50 - £1,915 for the 2023/24 academic year.

How do I apply for the Parents Learning Allowance?

You can make your application for the Parents Learning Allowance when you apply for student finance.

When will I receive the grant?

The money is paid in 3 instalments, at the start of each academic term.