Everyone has different needs, not only around learning but also financial. If you’re aged 16-18 on 31 August of the year you start your course, we have put a number financial support packages in place to help you come to college.
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– Income Support
– Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
– Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
– Support under Part Vl of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (ASS)
– The Guarantee Element of State Pension Credit
– Child Tax Credit (provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit) and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190.00, as assessed by HMRC
– Working Tax Credit run on – paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
– Universal Credit with net earnings not exceeding the equivalent of £7,400 pa
You will be eligible for one meal a day at one college centre to the value of £3 for each day you attend college.
NOTE: If you are aged between 19 and 25 and are subject to an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) you may be eligible for FE meals.
The Progress Bursary is offered to those who meet the following criteria:
Attend a full study programme
NOTE: This fund is only available to students who are not eligible for the college bursary.
NOTE: You will be asked to make a £20 contribution each term for this pass. If you lose your pass, you will be required to pay £45 for a replacement to be issued.
Termly passes will only be renewed if you meet the 90% attendance requirement.