ILR specification: 2024 to 2025

Financial support amount: Field


This field records the amount of financial support received by the student.

Reason Required

To capture financial support received by all students to understand the role that bursaries and other in-kind support play in determining the choice of where students study and the impact this has on their likelihood of continuing studies.

Schema Definitions

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Collection Requirements

  • Collected for all learners

Valid Entries

Must contain a value in the range 0 to 999999


  • Financial support amount has to be submitted in pounds to the nearest whole pound.

  • Submitted in conjunction with the associated FinancialSupport.FINTYPE to provide amounts for each type of Financial Support.

  • For full guidance about this field, please refer to the HESA specification.

  • To reduce burden on providers, support given to students included in the coverage of the Financial Support entity which is £50 or less per item within each category must not be included. Amounts of more than £50 per item should be included.

  • Values to be returned in pounds sterling (£).