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Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)

Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) are extra help for students who have a disability, a mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty like dyslexia or dyspraxia. You don’t have to pay these back.

Find out the extra help available to help students who have a disability, including a long-term health condition, mental-health condition or specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.

Disabled Students' Application Form

Student Finance England - Disabled Students' Allowances Application Form 2017/18

Student Finance England - Disabled Students' Allowances Guidance Notes 2017/18

Watch our video to find out how and when to apply

Need Help?

If you are an existing East Durham College student, please contact Gillian Hales, Careers Co-ordinator, in Student Services (Peterlee) if you have any questions about student finance in relation to higher education and university. You can call Gillian on 0191 518 8282.