If you're 19+ and planning on studying a Level 3 course (A Levels/ Access to HE) or above, you may be entitled to the Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs of your tuition.
You may also be eligible for money from the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary Fund if you need help with some costs while studying, for example childcare, travel or trips related to your course. Application is through the college.
If you're planning on studying for a degree or other HE course, there are funding options available to help pay for tuition fees and help with living costs. You may also be able to access bursaries, grants and scholarships.
Tuition fees and Maintenance Loans
These are managed by Student Finance England
Calculate how much you may get
If you are an EU national, your Tuition fees will be paid but you need to be resident in the UK for five years to receive Maintenance loans.
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Scholarships and bursaries
Bursaries and scholarships are accessed via the university or HEI (Higher Education Institute)
Universities and HEI's can have several options, you may be eligible for more than one
Each one may have different eligibility criteria
Some are for academic merit or financial need and some focused on particular subjects or programmes of study
You apply directly to the university or HEI
Other information on bursaries and scholarships is available from The Complete University Guide
Local Authority Care students
Additional funding is available to students who are or have been in local authority care. You may be entitled to a 'one-off' £2000 Higher Education Bursary from your local authority, ask you local authority about this.
Visit Propel for further information and guidance on funding options
Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)
If you are a student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability, you can apply for (DSAs) to cover some extra costs, further information can be found at GOV.UK
If you would like to discuss money and student finance, speak with your personal tutor or an adviser from the Careers and Employability team.