Some student income is taken into consideration when being assessed for mean-tested benefits.
Please find detailed below student income that is taken into consideration for means-tested benefit purposes:-Undergraduate Students
Financial Contingency Fund – Except payments made for items other than basic living costs.
HE Maintenance Grant for ‘new system’ students who started their course in September 2006.
Institutional bursaries – Except payments for tuition and course costs
Nursing and Midwife Bursaries – Except £390* for books and equipment travel and £303* for travel.
Social Work Bursary – Except payments for non living costs such as travel or tuition fee costs.
Student loan for living costs – Except £390* for books and equipment; £303* for travel; £10 a week; any contribution to loan from partner or parents.
NB Payments under the Parents Learning Allowance and/or Childcare grant are disregarded in full for undergraduate and NHS students.
Career Development Loans & Professional Study Loans – Except payments made for tuition and course costs.
Research Council Maintenance Grants – Except £390* for books and equipment; £303* for travel.
Social Work Bursaries