Answered By: Financial Guidance
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2021 Views: 0

What is the Diagnostic Assessment Award? 

The Diagnostic Assessment Award is a fund which provides support towards the cost of a diagnostic assessment for dyslexia or specific learning difficulty before applying for Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). The support available is a one-time award up to a maximum of £350. 

Am I eligible and how do I apply? 

Students must be a Home/UK student and meet our eligibility criteria to apply. All applicants should read the following web pages/information for full eligibility criteria and closing dates: 

You can apply by completing the Diagnostic Assessment Application Form which can be accessed on the Student Hub - Diagnostic Assessment Award. If you are submitting an application please ensure that you submit a complete application with all supporting documents/evidence as this will ensure that we can process your application (and pay any subsequent award) quicker.