Financial Support for Adult Learners

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This book is aimed specifically at adults who need to find cash for their studies. It covers the following issues:

 

 

The book is easily accessible to adult learners and, as such, provides a useful resource for organisations offering advice to adults. It has been well received by staff in advice centres, colleges, universities and careers services. Feedback has been extremely positive.

 

table of contents (click to expand)

Financial Support for Adult Learners - Table of Contents

SECTION 1: GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR FURTHER EDUCATION

  1. Financial Support for Further Education (England and Wales)
  2. Residential Allowances for Further Education (England)
  3. Adult Learning Grants (England)
  4. Individual Learning Accounts (Wales)
  5. Financial Support for Further Education (Scotland)
  6. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  7. Discretionary Awards (Northern Ireland)

SECTION 2: GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

  1. Government Financial Support for Higher Education (England and Wales)
  2. Government Financial Support for Higher Education (Northern Ireland)
  3. Government Financial Support for Higher Education (Scotland)
  4. Student Loans
  5. Household Contribution
  6. Financial Support for Childcare
  7. Financial Support for Students with Disabilities
  8. Financial Support for Part-time Study
  9. Financial Support for Health Care Students
  10. Financial Support for Teacher Training
  11. Financial Support for Dance and Drama
  12. Financial Support for Social Work Students
  13. Financial Support for Postgraduate Study
  14. Funding Changes from 2008 (Equivalent and Lower Qualifications)

SECTION 3: TRUST AND CHARITY FUNDING

  1. Educational Trusts and Charities
  2. Helena Kennedy Bursaries
  3. The Elizabeth Nuffield Educational Fund
  4. The Gilchrist Educational Trust
  5. The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

SECTION 4: LEARNING PROVIDER FUNDING

  1. University Bursaries
  2. University Studentships, Scholarships and Awards
  3. Sponsorship for Sport
  4. Adult Education Bursaries
  5. Financial Support for Study Abroad
  6. Discounts and Concessions
  7. Taster Courses

SECTION 5: EMPLOYMENT-RELATED FUNDING

  1. City & Guilds Bursaries
  2. Professional and Career Development Loans
  3. Work-based Learning
  4. Trade Union Funding
  5. Company Sponsorship and Bursaries
  6. New Deal
  7. Part-time and Vacation Work
  8. Tax Credits
  9. Benefits

 

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