Statistics on English domiciled applicants awarded Maintenance Grants for study at UK providers are published annually by the Student Loans Company (SLC) in the Statistical First Release ‘Student Support for Higher Education in England’.
The best available indication of the number of students likely to be affected is the actual number of grant recipients in 2013/14.
The number of Maintenance Grants awarded to English domiciled applicants from (a) Manchester, Withington constituency and (b) studying at Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University in the academic year 2013/14 has been provided in the table.
Maintenance Grants(1) awarded(2) to English applicants
Academic year 2013/14
Number of awarded applicants (3)
Higher Education Provider
Manchester Metropolitan University
Source: Student Loans Company
(1) Figures include Special Support Grants
(2) Awards do not necessarily translate into payments. An awarded applicant will only receive payments once SLC have received confirmation from the student’s provider that the student has been registered on the course.
(3) Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10. Totals may not add to the sum of the components due to rounding.
(4) Constituency is derived from the home address of the student as stated on application for student finance.