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Disabled students benefit from awards scheme change

A change to the student awards scheme is set to benefit disabled students pursuing higher education courses.

Tynwald will vote on plans to remove the requirement for students with a disability to need a maintenance grant before applying for an allowance.
 
It is aimed at ensuring that no one misses out opportunities to work towards a degree.
 
Head of legal and administrative services John Gill outlined where the extra financial support could be spent:
 

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