Grant / loan for studying at your home university

Student Finance Northern Ireland - Adult Dependants' Grant

General information on this grant / loan

Student Finance Northern Ireland
Adult Dependants' Grant
Other limitation: 
students in higher education with an adult who depends on them financially

General Description

This Grant is applicable to students enrolled at any University in the United Kingdom and who have an adult who is financially dependent on their income.

The amount can get up to £2,695 a year if they fulfil the necessary criteria. The money does not have to be paid back.


The adult dependant has to be a member of your family (husband, wife or partner).

It is not possible to get Adult Dependants' Grant if the adult dependant is a grown up child, a unmarried partner aged under 25 or if the dependant adult is also studying and getting student finance at the same time. Applicants must be permanent residents in Northern Ireland.

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.