Financial Help

We have a number of schemes available to help support your studies financially, depending on your circumstances.

Under 19’s

If you are under 19, you don’t pay any fees for your course. You may also be eligible for additional help dependant on your household income and/or personal circumstance.

Sources of financial help include:

16-19 Bursary

Young people in care, care leavers, young people in receipt of income support and disabled young people in receipt of Employment Support Allowance who are also in receipt of Disability Living Allowance will be eligible to receive a bursary of £1,200 a year.

All other 16-19 year olds can apply for the general Bursary Fund. This will be a means tested allowance of up to £20 per week (subject to availability of funding).

Decisions on payments will be notified by the end of September.

Learner Support Fund

There is a discretionary hardship fund available to students who attend the college. To find out more and to see if you qualify please contact the advice and guidance team at our Kensington centre on 0207 573 5307/5325/5327 or our Chelsea centre on 0207 573 5245.

Student Funding for HNC / HND courses

Students on the HNC / HND courses are eligible for financial support through ‘Student Finance England’ to help with a loan for the course fee and for a maintenance loan and grant to support living expenses whilst on the course.

Other Sources of Financial Help for Students

There are also a number of additional sources of finance to help support your studies and are available to students of all ages.


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