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The Education (Student Support) (Wales) Regulations 2015

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Special support grant – new system eligible students who are not new cohort students

41.—(1) The maximum amount of special support grant available to a new system eligible student who is not a new cohort student in respect of an academic year is—

(a)in the case of a type 1 teacher training student, £1,500;

(b)in the case of a type 2 teacher training student, £3,000;

(c)in the case of a type 3 teacher training student, £1,500; and

(d)in the case of a new system eligible student other than a type 1, type 2 or type 3 teacher training student, £3,000.

(2) A type 1 teacher training student who qualifies for special support 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, the eligible student receives £1,500;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, the eligible student receives an amount equal to M - (A/2) where M is £1,500 and A is £1 for every £5.674 by which the household income exceeds £18,370; and

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852, or the student opts when applying for grant not to provide the information needed to calculate the household income, the eligible student receives £664.

(3) A type 2 teacher training student who qualifies for special support 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, the eligible student receives £3,000;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, the eligible student receives an amount equal to M - A where M is £3,000 and A is £1 for every £5.674 by which the household income exceeds £18,370; and

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852, or the student opts when applying for the grant not to provide the information needed to calculate the household income the eligible student receives £1,329.

(4) A type 3 teacher training student who qualifies for special support 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, the eligible student receives £1,500;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, the eligible student receives an amount equal to M - (A/2) where M is £1,500 and A is £1 for every £5.674 by which the household income exceeds £18,370;

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852 but does not exceed £39,329, the eligible student receives an amount equal to RM - (A/2), where RM is £664 and A is £1 for every £8.97 by which the household income exceeds £27,852; and

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

(5) A new system eligible student other than a type 1, type 2 or type 3 teacher training student who qualifies for a special support 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, the eligible student receives £3,000;

(b)where the household income exceeds £18,370 but does not exceed £27,852, the eligible student receives an amount equal to M - A where M is £3,000 and A is £1 for every £5.674 by which the household income exceeds £18,370;

(c)where the household income exceeds £27,852 but does not exceed £39,329, the eligible student receives an amount equal to RM - A, where RM is £1,329 and A is £1 for every £8.97 by which the household income exceeds £27,852;

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

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