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Parents Learning Allowance

You may be eligible for help with your learning costs if you’re a full-time student with children. This is called Parents’ Learning Allowance.

How much you get depends on your household income.

The allowance:
• does not have to be paid back
• is paid on top of your other student finance
• will not affect your benefits or tax credit
• Depending on your household income, in the 2019 to 2020 academic year you could get between £50 and £1,716 a year.
• It’s usually paid in 3 instalments direct to your bank account, one at the start of each term.
• Parents’ Learning Allowance is paid on top of your other student finance and does not have to be paid back.

Service provider

Parents Learning Allowance

Client Groups Served

  • Adult Working Age
  • Parent / Carer


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