Financial Support

Guidance Materials 2019-2020

How do I apply for financial Support?

Ask at reception for a Bursary Scheme and Student Support Award Application. Once completed the application plus evidence (as listed on the application) should be handed into reception. 

Mrs O’Connor (Student Support Manager) will assess your claim (please allow 72 hours) and will then contact you to return your evidence and inform you of your eligibility. 

Top tips to help ensure your application is dealt with quickly and accurately:

  • Ensure that the application form is completed fully and signed by yourself and or your parent/carer(s) 
  • Provide all the evidence listed on the application 
  • You must open up a bank account 
  • Provide details of your bank account so that payments can be made directly to you.

What financial support will I receive?

The amount of financial support you may be entitled to receive from college is based on your circumstances. If you live alone and are in receipt of income support, live in care, are a care leaver – you may be entitled to claim £30 a week to support you continuing with your education.

if you after assessment you are eligible to receive funding, this will be in the form of help with the costs of lunch, travel to college, text books, equipment, University Interview travel costs cost of departmental trips.

Am I eligible for financial support?

If your family annual household income is between £16,190 and £25,521per year (this includes salary and/or Tax/Universal Credit) then you will be entitled to some level of financial support to help with the costs of continuing with your education.