Examples of how to calculate the amount of maintenance grant

One student attending University/College in the UK for an undergraduate degree.

-££
Gross Parental Income 25,000
Less Taxable Allowances 1,776
Net Income 23,224
Reduction 1,360
Full maintenance grant 5,500
Less Reduction 1,360
Maintenance grant awarded 3,840

Two students from the same household attending University/College in the UK, both for undergraduate degrees. Because the student has a sibling also attending University/College at the same time, the calculated reduction will be apportioned between those students.

-££
Gross Parental Income 25,000
Less Taxable Allowances 1,776
Net Income 23,224
Reduction 1,360
Full maintenance grant 5,500
Less Reduction per student 680
Maintenance grant awarded 4,520

Examples of How to Calculate the Contribution for Incomes exceeding £100,000

Family gross income of £110,000 per annum, with one student attending university/college in the UK for an undergraduate degree. Additional contribution is calculated at 35% of the £10,000 in excess of the £100,000 threshold.

-££
University tuition fee 9,250
Universal contribution (paid via Government loan) 2,500
Family income contribution (35% of £10,000) 3,500
Total student / family contribution 6,000
Fees Grant payable by Student Awards 3,250

Family gross income of £125,000 per annum, with one student attending University/College in the UK for an undergraduate degree. Additional contribution is calculated at 35% of the £25,000 in excess of the £100,000 threshold, but is capped to the balance of fees due after deducting the universal contribution.

-££
University tuition fee 9,250
Universal contribution (paid via Government loan) 2,500
Family income contribution (capped) 6,750
Total student / family contribution 9,250
Fees Grant payable by Student Awards 0

Family gross income of £125,000 per annum, with two students attending University/College in the UK, both for undergraduate degrees. Additional contribution is calculated at 35% of the £5,715 in excess of the higher threshold of £119,285.

-££
University tuition fee (2 @ £9,250) 18,500
Universal contribution x 2 (paid via Government loan) 5,000
Family income contribution (35% of £6,429) 2,000
Total student / family contribution 7,000
Fees Grant payable by Student Awards 11,500