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Department of Health - Childcare Allowance

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Department of Health
Childcare Allowance

General Description

The National Health Service pays bursaries to students of health-related university degrees who have dependent children. This allowance pays up to 85% of actual childcare costs up to a maximum of £127.50 (currently about 160 euro) per week for one child and £189.55 (currently about 235 euro) per week for two or more children.


These allowances are open to students of disciplines related to healthcare who have dependent children aged 15 or under (or 17 and under for children with special educational needs). The allowances are means-tested. Applicants must be permanent residents of the United Kingdom. .

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.