Financial support - full time and apprenticeships
Full-time further education courses
Financial support for 16 to 18-year-olds in 2020/2021, subject to eligibility
- Free travel for those who live more than two miles away from the nearest College site that delivers their course
- Help with equipment costs where high cost specialist equipment is required
- A free meal every day
- Support towards the cost of childcare from the national Care to Learn Scheme (for learners under 20 years old when their course starts)
Download an 16-19 application form or read the guidance about financial support for 16 to 18-year-olds. These forms are PDFs that can be downloaded, completed and returned by email. Read the instructions sheet. These forms are also available to be posted out if you cannot download them and will be available at the Beverley and Bridlington campus reception desks. If you require a form to be posted out to you contact Learner Finance by emailing email@example.com
For travel pass applications see section: Applying for help with travel below
Financial support for people aged 19 and over
The following are available, subject to eligibility, to full-time learners but applications from part-time learners will be considered.
- Support with travel costs for those living more than two miles away from the nearest College site that delivers their course
- Additional support towards essential course equipment and uniforms
- Support towards College-related costs
- Childcare to a maximum of £180 per week
Download an application form and read the guidance about financial support for people aged 19 and over - unless you're applying for a Level 3 course with an Advanced Learner Loan then you need this form: Advanced Learner Loan Form
and the guidance for it: Advanced Learner Loan Guidance
These forms are PDFs that can be downloaded, completed and returned by email. Read the instructions sheet. These forms are also available to be posted out if you cannot download them and will be available at the Beverley and Bridlington campus reception desks. If you require a form to be posted out to you contact Learner Finance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need Childcare then you can download a Childcare Registration Form, which needs you and the Childcare provider to complete.
Applying for help with travel
All 16-18 students applying for a full time course starting in September 2020 can download the forms above to apply for financial assistance for travel to College.
If you are travelling on East Yorkshire Buses, BC4, BC8 or ER1 buses, which is by way of a prepaid personalised bus pass, including picture, you ALSO need to Download this application form and read the further guidance on the use of an East Yorkshire Buses bus pass in this document.
Students may have to fund their own transport if they delay applying, as funds are limited.
Support is at the discretion of the College, subject to satisfactory attendance and evidence of income.
If you are 19 or over, you may be eligible for free transport or support to pay towards travel, dependent on circumstances, please call 0345 120 0044 for more information.
Students intending to travel from Hull using an East Yorkshire Buses pass please note:
Please state clearly on your East Yorkshire Buses application if you need to catch more than one bus to get to and from College. For example, if you live more than two miles from a bus stop for any direct route to Beverley or from Hull Interchange. This will ensure you get the right pass for your journey. The direct routes to Beverley are the 121, 122, 246, and X46. If you don't state clearly what your intended journey is, your pass will be from Hull Interchange to Beverley and any extra journeys to and from the Interchange will be charged as you get on the bus.
Tuition Fee Waivers
If you receive Jobseeker's Allowance, Employment Support Allowance (Work related Activity Group) or Universal Credit (Mandated) you are likely to be entitled to tuition fee remission – ask at enrolment for further information or contact a member of the guidance team.
If you receive any state benefit other than the above you may be entitled to tuition fee remission if the course you are enrolling on is intended to help you obtain employment – ask at enrolment for more information or contact a member of the guidance team.
Adults learners aged 19 to 23 (on the course start date), who do not hold a full level two qualification (eg five GCSEs A to C, NVQ level two, BTEC first diploma) will not be charged tuition fees if they are studying either a full level two qualification or, if they require an additional step to get to level two, at entry level or level one.
Students aged 19 to 23 (on the course start date) are also eligible to claim 100 per cent tuition fee remission if studying for their first full level three qualification.
Adults who earn less than £17,004 annual gross salary may also be eligible for fee exemption. Please ask for details.
For some courses, other fees must be paid e.g. examination fees or material costs.
Advanced Learner Loans for courses at level three and above
Students in receipt of Advanced Learner Loans can also apply for a bursary for support with other costs associated with studying. Read the guidance and download the application form. These forms are PDFs that can be downloaded, completed and returned by email. Read the instructions sheet.
NEW : Apprenticeship Bursary opportunities
If you are aged between 16-24 years old and a care-leaver and are starting your first apprenitceship, you will be entitled to a £1000 bursary in the first year.
For more information on any of the above, call the College on 0345 120 0044 or email email@example.com