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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

To apply, visit the Disabled Students Allowance page on the gov.uk website.

Watch our video to find out how and when to apply

 

Need Help?

If you are an existing East Durham College student, please contact our 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 the Careers Advice Team on 0191 518 8282.