Childcare Grant Full-time undergraduate, tuition fee and living cost students

3. How much can I get?

The amount you can get depends on your individual circumstances

The only way to know exactly how much you'll get is to apply but you could get up to £148.75 per week for 1 child or up to £255 per week for 2 or more children.

Maximum available

Academic year

Maximum for 1 child in childcare

Maximum for 2 or more children in childcare

2023 to 2024

up to £148.75 a week

up to £255.00 a week

2024 to 2025

up to £148.75 a week

up to £255.00 a week

Applying before you have a confirmed childcare provider

You can still apply for a Childcare Grant before you have a confirmed childcare provider but your first payment will be up to a maximum of £115.00 a week or 85% of your estimate (whichever is less).

Let us know your childcare provider details as soon as possible and we will reassess your Childcare Grant

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