Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) framework

Guidance on the support available to disabled students funded by UKRI and the arrangements for seeking DSA funds from UKRI.

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Disabled students who have been recruited to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) or research council studentships are eligible to apply for additional financial support towards expenditure arising from their postgraduate studies incurred solely because of their disability.

This additional financial support is commonly referred to as Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA).


  • 3 January 2024
    Document replaced with some broken links amended.

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