Childcare Grant

You may be eligible for help with your childcare costs if you:

  • are a full-time higher education student 

  • have children under 15, or under 17 if they have special educational needs 

The grant:

  • does not have to be paid back 

  • is paid on top of your other student finance 

You must be eligible for student finance (external link) to apply for a Childcare Grant.