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         1,071
Full maintenance grant 7,500  
Less Reduction 1,071  
Maintenance grant awarded 6,429  

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   1,071
Full maintenance grant 7,500  
Less Reduction per student 536  
Maintenance grant awarded 6,964  

Examples of How to Calculate the Contribution for Incomes exceeding £112,000

Family gross income of £120,000 per annum, with one student attending university/college in the UK for an undergraduate degree. Additional contribution is calculated at 35% of the £8,000 in excess of the £112,000 threshold. 

 -££
University tuition fee   9,250
Universal contribution (paid via Government loan) 2,500  
Family income contribution (35% of £8,000) 2,800  
Total student / family contribution   5,300
Fees Grant payable by Student Awards   3,950

Family gross income of £132,000 per annum, with one student attending University/College in the UK for an undergraduate degree. Additional contribution is calculated at 35% of the £20,000 in excess of the £112,000 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  

Family gross income of £140,000 per annum, with two students attending University/College in the UK, both for undergraduate degrees. Additional contribution is calculated at 35% of the £8,715 in excess of the higher threshold of £131,285. 

 -££
University tuition fee (2 @ £9,250)   18,500
Universal contribution x 2 (paid via Government loan) 5,000  
Family income contribution (35% of £8,715) 3,050  
Total student / family contribution   8,050
Fees Grant payable by Student Awards   10,450