Student Finance England - Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
Student Finance England, PO Box 210, Darlington, County Durham DL1 9HJ
Telephone number:
0300 100 0607
Email address:
Service description:
Students that have a disability, on-going health condition, sensory impairment, mental health condition, or specific learning difficulty can apply for Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) while at University.

DSAs are grants to help cover the cost of:

   •  Types of specialist equipment for studying (e.g. computer or software needed for your disability).
   •  Non-medical helpers such as a reader or a note-taker.
   •  Extra travel costs incurred because of your disability.
   •  Certain other disability-related costs to study (e.g. Braille paper or tapes).

Click here for details of how to apply.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
18 years - 65 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
15/10/2018