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The Assembly Learning Grants and Loans (Higher Education) (Wales) (No.2) Regulations 2008

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Maintenance grant

36.—(1) A new system eligible student qualifies in accordance with this regulation for a maintenance grant for living costs in connection with his or her attendance on a designated course.

(2) A new system eligible student does not qualify for a maintenance grant if he or she qualifies for a special support grant.

(3) The maximum amount of maintenance grant available in respect of an academic year is—

(a)in the case of a type 1 teacher training student, £1,453;

(b)in the case of a type 2 teacher training student, £2,906;

(c)in the case of a type 3 teacher training student, £1,453; and

(d)in the case of a new system eligible student other than a type 1, type 2 or type 3 teacher training student, £2,906.

(4) A type 1 teacher training student who qualifies for a maintenance grant in respect of an academic year receives an amount as follows in respect of that year—

(a)where the household income is £18,370 or less, he or she receives £1,453;

(b)where household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £ 27,852, he or she receives an amount equal to M−(A/2) where M is £1,453 and A is £1 for every £5.86 by which the household income exceeds £18,370; and

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852, he or she receives £644.

(5) A type 2 teacher training student who qualifies for a maintenance grant in respect of an academic year receives an amount as follows in respect of that year—

(a)where the household income is £18,370 or less, he or she receives £2,906;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, he or she receives an amount equal to M−A where M is £2,906 and A is £1 for every £5.86 by which the household income exceeds £18,370; and

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852, he or she receives £1,288.

(6) A type 3 teacher training student who qualifies for a maintenance grant in respect of an academic year receives an amount as follows in respect of that year—

(a)where the household income is £18,370 or less, he or she receives £1,453;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, he or she receives an amount equal to M−A, where M is £1,453 and A is £1 for every £11.72 by which the household income exceeds £18,370;

(c)where the household income exceeds £27, 852 but does not exceed £39,329 he or she receives an amount equal to RM−A, where RM is £644 and A is £1 for every £18.54 of income above £27,852;

(d)where the household income exceeds £39,329, no maintenance grant is payable.

(7) A new system eligible student other than a type 1, type 2 or type 3 teacher training student who qualifies for a maintenance grant in respect of an academic year receives an amount as follows in respect of that year—

(a)where the household income is £18,370 or less, he or she receives £2,906;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, he or she receives an amount equal to M−A where M is £2,906 and A is £1 for every £5.86 by which the household income exceeds £18,370;

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852 but does not exceed £39,329, he or she receives an amount equal to RM − A, where RM is £1,288 and A is £1 for every complete £9.27 by which the household income exceeds £27,852;

(d)where the household income exceeds £39,329, no maintenance grant is payable.

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