The disabled student allowances provides financial assistance towards provision of special equipment and other general expenses for students with disabilities.
Disabled Students' Allowances provide extra financial help if you have a disability or a specific learning difficulty like dyslexia. They are paid on top of the standard student finance package and don't have to be repaid.
Disabled Students' Allowances are grants to help meet the extra course costs students can face as a direct result of a disability, mental health condition or specific learning difficulty. They are aimed at helping disabled students to study on an equal basis with other students.
Full-time, part-time and postgraduate students can apply for Disabled Students' Allowances.
The amount you get doesn't depend on your household income. Disabled Students' Allowances are paid on top of the standard student finance package, and don't have to be paid back.
Disabled Students' Allowances can help with:
You can apply if you are doing:
For More information, please see the 'Disabled People' section of the DirectGov website