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Financial Support: 16-18 Learner Support Fund

16-18 Learner Support Fund

If you are aged 16-18 on 31st August 2024 this fund is available to help with Course related costs including, but not exclusively:

  • Uniform and equipment considered by your curriculum area essential for your course, up to a maximum of £200.00
  • Travel to College or College arranged Work Experience/Industry Placements, up to a maximum of £60 per week (other rules apply)
  • Cost of appropriate Rail Cards
  • Travel to a maximum of 2 Higher Education interviews (proof of interview and travel cost required)
  • College Meals
  • Cost of UCAS application fee
  • Stationery, up to a maximum of £30.00
  • Books
  • Trips that are an essential part of the learner's Study Programme
  • Examination Resit Fees
  • Top-up of Care to Learn Childcare Funding (where essential and costs exceed scheme's weekly maximum rate).

To receive support eligible students must meet the ESFA eligibility criteria and live in a household where their parents/guardians gross household income is below £40,000 or they are in receipt of one of the benefits:

 

To see if you are eligible for financial support please apply online through our online application portal.

To prevent your application being delayed please ensure you upload of all the requested financial information, these can be PDF's, photographs or screenshots. We will let you know by email/letter within 10 working days (15 days during Autumn Term) whether or not your application has been successful or if we need further evidence.

  • 1.
  • Once you have submitted this Application Form to the Financial Support Team you will be notified within 10 working days (15 working days during Autumn Term 2024) if any further information is required to support your application.
  • 2.
  • If any further information is required to support your application we will contact you by email and explain what additional information/evidence is required.
  • 3.
  • Your application for support will now be assessed to confirm your eligibility. You will be notified by email the outcome of your application within 10 working days.

If your application is unsuccessful we will email you and let you know the reason why. If you believe the decision made not to support your application is incorrect you can appeal in writing to the Financial Support Team Leader, Student Services, Lincoln College, Monks Road, Lincoln, LN2 5HQ

These Funds are made available through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and are not available to learners on Full Cost courses, Higher Education courses, Apprenticeships or any waged training undertaken. Other rules and regulations apply, including residency criteria.

Lincoln Opening Times

Monday - Thursday

8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday

8.30am - 4.00pm

Newark Opening Times

Monday - Thursday

8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday

8.30am - 4.00pm

Contact Us

Telephone:

01522 876000 |  01636 680680

Email:

financialsupport@lincolncollege.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

* The content of this website is not exhaustive and is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change at any time.  Throughout our site you will find links to external websites.  Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate and up to date, the Financial Support Team cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.