Skip to main content

Full-time Parents' Learning Allowance

What's available

The maximum Parents’ Learning Allowance is:

  • £1,669 for the 2018 to 2019 academic year
  • £1,617 for the 2017 to 2018 academic year

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

How Dependants' Grants are calculated

We've created a factsheet to explain how Dependants' Grants are calculated (PDF - 730 KB).


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.