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Full-time Parents' Learning Allowance

What's available

The maximum Parents’ Learning Allowance is:

  • £1,716 for the 2019 to 2020 academic year
  • £1,669 for the 2020 to 2021 academic year

This doesn’t need to be paid back, unless they leave their course early.

What it's based on:

Their household income.

 How it’s paid

We’ll send the student a letter to confirm what they’ll get and when they’ll get it. It’s paid into their bank account in three instalments, usually at the same time as any other student finance they get.