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Will SFE pay the childcare grant after you've graduated?

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blinkowl Tue 16-Aug-16 21:43:51

Has anyone had any dealings with SFE for the childcare grant late in the year?

The deadline for getting the forms in is 9 months after your course starts, which I did, just, sending them details of money spent on childcare while studying. I have now graduated.

SFE have written to me saying they are stopping my payments as I am "no longer in attendance on my course". But of course I am no longer in attendance - I just graduated!

I met their deadlines, surely I am entitled to the money?

(Incidentally one of their people told me there was no deadline at all on the phone - that's patently not true, but it's what they said.)

I'm working long hours the next few days so might not get a chance to call them.

Has anyone else had dealings with them over this?

blinkowl Wed 17-Aug-16 08:57:12

Hopeful bump

Louw12345 Mon 23-Jan-17 23:29:28

Do you mean to reclaim the money you spent on childcare or to pay childcare for you now you have graduated?

notgivingin789 Mon 13-Feb-17 22:54:26

No, in your last year of University they only fund up to term three. e.g. when your course ends.

They don't fund your childcare after you've graduated.

sailorcherries Sat 04-Mar-17 22:15:10

Why would anyone fund childcare once you have graduated? Or back pay money for fees which you didn't require at the time?

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