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Financial Support

Financial Assistance is available for those learners who are finding it difficult to commence or continue their study through financial hardship.

Levels of support vary depending on individual circumstances. Applications will require information and evidence of personal circumstances. Each application is individually assessed and assistance is not an entitlement.

All assistance is subject to the availability of funds.

16-19 Bursary Fund

Please download your application & complete using the guidelines provided.

Applications will be processed at enrolment only with supporting evidence attached.

Download 16-19 Bursary Fund Guidance

Download 16-19 Bursary Fund Application Form

Advanced Learner Loan

Aged 19 or over?

Don't let money get in the way of your education. The Advanced Learner Loan could fund your course.

To learn more and discover if you qualify, visit:
gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

Advanced Learner Loan

Once you have applied for your gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, please download your application form below & complete using the guidelines provided.

Applications will be processed at enrolment only with supporting evidence attached.

Download Advanced Learner Loan Guidance

Download Advanced Learner Loan Application Form

Printed versions of all application forms will be available for completion at enrolment.

Please ensure you have the relevant supporting documentation as advised in the guidance notes above for completion of your application.

Adult Education Budget

When you have applied for you Advanced Learner Loan (above) and been accepted.

Please download your application & complete using the guidelines provided.

Applications will be processed at enrolment only with supporting evidence attached.

Download Adult Education Budget Guidance

Download Adult Education Budget Application Form

Childcare

Learners under 20 years who are parents caring for their own child may be eligible for support from Care to Learn (C2L). For more information please visit www.gov.uk/care-to-learn/eligibility

If you are over 20 years, help with childcare costs may be available from the Adult Education Budget or Advanced Learner Support Funds. Please see guidance notes above. After qualification, childcare application forms can be obtained from the Student Support Team.

For further information please call 01245 265611