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Financial Support

Should you have a change in your financial circumstances and wish to apply for financial support (conditions apply, see guidance notes below). Email: bursary@chelmsford.ac.uk for an online application form link for completion.

If you are entitled to Free School Meals and have not made an application to the bursary this academic year 2022/2023 (conditions apply, see guidance notes below). Email: bursary@chelmsford.ac.uk for an online application form link for completion.

Once you have enrolled onto a course at Chelmsford College for the academic year 2022-2023 (24 hours after enrolment) you can log into your Chelmsford College account and complete an online application for bursary assistance and submit your relevant documentation to support your application.

Financial Assistance is available for those learners who are finding it difficult to commence or continue their study through financial hardship. Guidelines and eligibility can be found below.

Levels of support vary depending on individual circumstances. Applications will require information and evidence of personal circumstance. 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 complete your online application using the guidelines provided as there may be changes from the last academic year.

Download 16-19 Bursary Fund Guidance

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 submit an online application form with Chelmsford College after enrolment using the guidelines provided.

Download Advanced Learner Loan Guidance

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

Adult Education Budget

If you are an adult learner (19+) requiring financial support, you can submit an online application form with Chelmsford College after enrolment using the guidelines provided.

Download Adult Education Budget Guidance

Adult Education Budget Application Form | Part Time Courses Only

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 and apply online after enrolment for the relevant support.

After qualification for bursary funding, childcare application forms can be obtained from the Student Support Team. (Finance Office).

For further information please call 01245 265611