Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)

As a higher education student living in England, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a disability, including a:

  • long-term health condition
  • mental health condition
  • specific learning difficulty, e.g. dyslexia

You must meet the definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010.

Further details of what you can get, what DSAs can pay for, eligibility criteria and how to apply are available on the GOV.UK website.

Student learning

Further Information

Contact

Student Finance

P O Box 210

Darlington

Tel: 0300 100 0607

Website: GOV.UK

Last modified: April 30, 2019