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Financial Support

When enrolling on a course at Long Road Sixth Form College, consideration should be given to the costs involved such as transport, meals, equipment, books, trips, stationery and childcare.

To ensure that finance is not a barrier to learning, funding is available to support students from a low income household.

To be eligible for Financial Support, you will need to be under 19 as at 01 September 2021, demonstrate an annual household income ordinarily below £20,000, be studying a qualification up to Level 3 and have been resident in the EEA or Switzerland for three years or more.

Depending on your circumstances you may be eligible for a bursary from one of the following funds:

Assistance may also be available with the cost of transport and childcare.

For further information, please click on the relevant fund.

Applying for Financial Support

You can apply for Financial Support by completing the Application Form and reading the Guidelines. It is a quick and easy process. Please complete the application form and supply recent photocopies of appropriate evidence.

The preferable form of financial proof is a Tax Credit Awards Notice (TCAN) starting 06 April 2021, Annual Tax Credits Review dated 05th April 2021 or  31st July 2021, or a copy of recent means tested benefit dated after April 2021.  Photocopies of financial evidence will need to be provided with your application to demonstrate an annual household income showing below £20,000. Please note an application does not guarantee that an award will be made.

We would actively encourage students to apply for possible support as soon as they can.

 If you need any advice or help with completing the form, then please contact us on 01223 631100 or by email: or visit the Student Helpdesk.

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