If you meet all eligibility criteria and apply for Dependants Allowance for any children, you will be automatically income assessed for Parent Learning Allowance (PLA) as well.
The current rates for full time students are as follows;
- Up to £1,204
Part time students
The rate for a part time student will be a pro rata amount of the above figures based on the length of your course.
For courses which are normally three years full time, the part time equivalents are as follows:
- 4 year course duration - paid at 75% of the full time rate
- 5 year course duration - paid at 60% of the full time rate
- 6 year course duration - paid at 50% of the full time rate