Disabled Students' Allowances Full Time Undergraduate, Northern Ireland Students
3. How much can I get?
The amount of Disabled Students' Allowances you can get depends on your individual needs
The only way to know exactly how much you'll get is to apply.
You'll be asked to attend a Study Needs Assessment
This assessment is held at an approved assessment centre and helps us understand your individual needs, so we can work out which Disabled Students' Allowances you can get, and how much.
There are 4 types of Disabled Students' Allowances
Depending on the outcome of your Study Needs Assessment you could be eligible for 1 or more of these.
|Allowance name||What it's for|
|General Allowance||to help with everyday course costs related to your disability or condition|
|Specialist Equipment Allowance||to help pay for equipment you might need, for example:
|Travel Allowance||to help with travel costs relating to your disability or condition|
|Non-Medical Helper Allowance||to help with the costs of personal assistance, for example:
How much is available?
The following table shows the maximum amounts available for each allowance.
|Academic year||General Allowance||Specialist Equipment Allowance||Travel Allowance||Non-Medical Helper Allowance|
|2020 to 2021||Up to £1,759 each year||Up to £5,266 for the duration of the course||No upper limit||Up to £20,938 each year|
|2019 to 2020||Up to £1,759 each year||Up to £5,266 for the duration of the course||No upper limit||Up to £20,938 each year|