Who is this section for?
Those in school, further or higher education
What does it include?
Information about the help that is available for those in
education, who is eligible, how much you can get and how to
If you have dependent children 16 or under, see also Expecting or bringing up a child. If your
children are 16-25 see also Young
How to use this section
The left-hand navigation bar gives you a
comprehensive list of the contents of this section. Click
on the links to go to each page. Some key
benefits are also are described in the boxes below.
If you are 16-19 years and have left or are about to leave
compulsory education, you might get EMA if you are still
Student grants and loans usually depend on your family's
financial circumstances. Find out more about how they work and
whether you are eligible.
Entitlement to benefits when you are a student usually
depends on other circumstances such as being a lone parent or
having a disability.
Links to other organisations that can provide further
information and advice on education issues.
Turn2us Grants Search
Search for charitable funds and grants using our grant search