Applying for Disabled Students' Allowances
How to check if you are eligible for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) and how you can apply.
Checking your eligibility
You can find out if you are eligible for DSAs from your funding body:
- Student Finance England
- Student Finance Wales
- Student Awards Agency for Scotland
- Student Finance Northern Ireland
- Student Finance Republic of Ireland
- Isle of Man Government
- States of Jersey
- States of Guernsey
If you are an international or EU student, contact the Disability Service.
How to apply
Apply directly to your funding body.
You will need to send a copy of your medical evidence and your specific learning difficulties assessment with your application form.
When to apply
You can apply as soon as you have submitted your UCAS application.
You can apply for DSAs at any time during your studies. The sooner you apply for your DSAs, the sooner you will receive your support.