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Single Parents's Benefit


As from January 2017, single parents who are also following their studies on full-time basis at a Post-Secondary, Vocational and Tertiary level of education, must apply for Supplementary Allowances using the online application. When applying for Supplementary Allowances, single parents would also be applying automatically for the Single Parents’ Benefit.


Students wishing to communicate with the Students' Maintenance Grants’ Office regarding this benefit may send an email using the online application itself, or by sending an email on All emails are directed to the attention of the Students’ Maintenance Grants’ Board.


The Single Parents’ Grants are credited in a staggered process. The additional  annual grant as established by Legal Notice 308 of 2016 and amendments in Legal Notice 320 of 2021 is given as one lump sum to eligible students in the Second Semester.


The Students’ Maintenance Grants’ Board reserves the right to verify the information submitted and request additional information and/or documentation if necessary.