A student must be one of the following in order to be eligible for Student Finance:
In Addition to Tuition Fee Loan you may also be eligible for up to £15,000 in grants and student loans per annum for students living and studying Outside London and up to £17,000 per annum for students living and studying in London.
Students with an adult who depends on them financially can apply for an Adult Dependants’ Grant of up to £3,007
You can apply for this grant on top of any other student finance you may get and you don’t have to pay it back.
Full-time students with children could get up to £1,716 a year.
Parent learning allowance does not have to be paid back .It is paid on top of your other student finance you may get and it won’t affect your tax credits.
Students with children can apply for a Childcare Grant:
Up to £169.31 a week for 1 child
Up to £290.27 a week for 2 or more children
The grant helps with childcare costs for children under 15, or under 17 if they have special educational needs.
Any money you get is paid on top of your student finance and you don’t have to pay it back.