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University of Birmingham - Support for students with adult dependants

General information on this grant / loan

University of Birmingham
Support for students with adult dependants
Other limitation: 
If you have a partner (including a partner of the same sex) or another adult, usually a member of your family, who depends on you financially, you may be eligible for the Adult Dependants’ Grant.

General Description

The Student Loans Company supports students who have a partner (partners of the same sex are included) or an adult family member who depend on them. Adult Dependants’ Grant can amount to £2,642. These grants are income-assessed and are paid in three instalments.


This aid is available to students with an adult who depends on them (financially). Grown up children don’t count as dependent adults.

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.