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Students: Grants

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 6839, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many students at each university receive maintenance grants.

Answered on

21 July 2015

Statistics showing the number of English domiciled applicants awarded Maintenance Grants for study at UK providers are published annually by the Student Loans Company (SLC) in the Statistical First Release ‘Student Support for Higher Education in England’.

http://www.slc.co.uk/official-statistics/financial-support-awarded/england-higher-education.aspx

The number of Maintenance Grants awarded to English domiciled applicants at each publicly-funded Higher Education Institution (HEI) in the academic year 2013/14 has been provided in the attached table.

In addition to the 488,700 applicants awarded Maintenance Grants at publicly funded HEIs, there was also 37,500 awarded applicants at Further Education Colleges and 40,800 at Alternative Providers of Higher Education in the academic year 2013/14.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills