Lone Parent Grant

Lone Parent Grant

Lone parent students may be eligible for a Lone Parents’ Grant

Awarding Body
Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)
Maximum £1,305 per year
31 March
Quantity of Awards
One application per student, per academic year


You can claim for this income-assessed grant if you are single, widowed, divorced, separated or your civil partnership has dissolved, and you have at least one dependent child (including children you act as carer for)


Eligible Countries of Residence

  • Scotland

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Architecture, Construction & Surveying
  • Art & Design
  • Business & Management
  • Communication, Media & Marketing
  • Computing
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Events, Tourism & Hospitality
  • Fashion
  • Health & Sport Science
  • Law
  • Pharmacy & Life Sciences
  • Social Studies

Other Requirements

You must meet all conditions set out by SAAS.

Nursing and Midwifery students are not eligible to apply to this fund.

You can claim this income-assessed grant if you are:

  • single, widowed, divorced, separated, your civil partnership has dissolved or you no longer live with your partner and
  • you have at least one dependent child who lives with you the majority of the time

The amount you will receive depends on your income while you study.  

How to Apply

Find out more about SAAS, assistance available and how to apply online:

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