Learner Support Funds 21/22
If you or your parents/guardians are in receipt of means tested benefits or have an annual household income of less than £18,600 you can apply for help with college costs: Travel, meals, books, equipment, uniforms and much more.
- Bursary – weekly cash to support your studies
- Transport – free bus passes or travel payments if you are not on a bus route.
- Bursary Plus – help towards costs such as: uniforms, books, equipment, trips and visits, UCAS applications, CRB checks etc.
- College meals – If you are under 19 years of age and received free school meals in year 11 you may be able to apply for free meals on the days you are timetabled to be in college.
To apply students will be directed to an online application form on the student intranet once they have enrolled. Please note you will need to upload evidence to meet the eligibility criteria.
How to apply
You will find out more at enrolment and will be directed to an online bursary application form on the student intranet.
Please note you will need to upload evidence to meet the eligibility criteria. Applicants must have their own bank accounts to apply.
Examples of evidence includes a letter from your local authority stating you were on free school meals in year 11 and/or official evidence of benefits – we will not be able to process your application without this evidence.
For Bursary Plus please note it is available if you or your parents/guardians are in receipt of means tested benefits or have an annual household income of less than £22,000. Please note the terms and conditions apply for all Learner Support Funds.
Eligible students aged 20+ may be able to apply for financial assistance with their child care. Contact the bursary team to arrange an appointment.
Adult Learning Links
- Adult Learning Homepage
- Adult Courses
- Access to Higher Education Courses
- Fees & Financial Support
- Bursary / Finance Support
- Advanced Learner Loan
- Is College For You?