This section explains the financial help you might get. We keep this information as up to date as we can but please come into our Student Advice Centre for further help and advice about funding if required. Alternatively you can call us on (01225) 328 813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bursary and Learner Support Fund
The Bursary and Learner Support Fund (LSF) can help students in a variety of different ways.
Student 16-18 may be eligible to receive a free meal each day they are at college if their parents receive benefits.
Funding for Carers
If you provide regular unpaid care for someone else such as a family member, friend or neighbour, you may be able to get support.
Information for parents/carers to help choose and access appropriate childcare and family support services
19+ Advanced Learning Loans
A loan for learners aged 19 and over studying in Further Education at Level 3 or above.
City and Guilds Bursary
City & Guilds offer a bursary for students wishing to enrol on a course leading to a C&G qualification.
Funding for HE Students
Details of the funding available for Higher Education students.
Welsh Assembly Learning Grant
This grant is for students 19+ who live in Wales and are studying at least 275 guided learning hours.
Residential Support Scheme
If your course is not available close to home and you need to move in order to attend College, you may be able to get funding towards your rent.
Professional and Career Development Loan
This loan is available to help pay for course expenses.
External Charities and Grants
You may be eligible for a grant towards the additional costs of your course, such as equipment and books.
Managing Your Money
You may find these websites useful:
The Money Advice Service has handy tools to help you budget and make your money go further.
- Cut Back Calculator
- Money Stretcher Calculator
- There is also a range of budget planners and money health checks.