Student Cash: A Directory of Learner Funding Sources

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This book provides a comprehensive guide to sources of funding for all types of learner, including:

 

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SECTION 1: FUNDING FOR SCHOOL PUPILS

  1. Travel expenses
  2. Free school meals
  3. Clothing grants
  4. Residential school trips
  5. The Education Maintenance Allowance (England)
  6. The Education Maintenance Allowance (Scotland)
  7. The Education Maintenance Allowance (Wales)
  8. The Education Maintenance Allowance (Northern Ireland)

SECTION 2: FUNDING FOR FULL-TIME FE STUDENTS

  1. Discretionary support funds
  2. Travel expenses (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
  3. Travel expenses (Scotland)
  4. City and Guilds Access Bursaries
  5. Adult Learning Grant (England)
  6. The Education Maintenance Allowance (England)
  7. The Education Maintenance Allowance (Scotland)
  8. The Education Maintenance Allowance (Wales)
  9. The Education Maintenance Allowance (Northern Ireland)
  10. Dance and Drama Awards

SECTION 3: FUNDING FOR PART-TIME FE STUDENTS

  1. Individual Learning Accounts (Wales)
  2. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  3. Professional and Career Development Loans
  4. Discretionary support funds
  5. Further Education Awards (Northern Ireland)

SECTION 4: FUNDING FOR FULL-TIME HE STUDENTS

  1. Maintenance Grant (England)
  2. Maintenance Grant (Northern Ireland)
  3. Assembly Learning Grant (Wales)
  4. Special Support Grant (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
  5. The Tuition Fee Grant (Wales)
  6. Tuition fee payments (Scotland)
  7. Student loan for maintenance
  8. Student loan for tuition fees
  9. University bursaries
  10. NHS bursaries
  11. Social work bursaries
  12. Access to Learning Fund (England)
  13. Financial Contingency Fund (Wales)
  14. Hardship Fund (Scotland)
  15. Support Fund (Northern Ireland)
  16. Fine and Performing Arts Awards
  17. Work placements
  18. Company sponsorship
  19. The Gilchrist Educational Trust
  20. The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

SECTION 5: FUNDING FOR PART-TIME HE STUDENTS

  1. University bursaries
  2. Access to Learning Fund (England)
  3. Financial Contingency Fund (Wales)
  4. Hardship Fund (Scotland)
  5. Support Fund (Northern Ireland)
  6. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  7. Professional and Career Development Loans
  8. Part-time grants
  9. Social work part-time bursaries
  10. Benefits

SECTION 6: FUNDING FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

  1. Research Council funding
  2. The Learning Through Work scheme
  3. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  4. Professional and Career Development Loans
  5. Association of MBAs Loan Scheme
  6. Professional Loan Schemes
  7. Social work postgraduate bursaries

SECTION 7: FUNDING FOR ADULT LEARNERS

  1. Adult Learning Grant (England)
  2. Adult Education Bursaries
  3. Professional and Career Development Loans
  4. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  5. Individual Learning Accounts (Wales)
  6. Adult Dependants’ Grant
  7. The Helena Kennedy Foundation

SECTION 8: FUNDING FOR OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNERS

  1. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  2. Disabled Students’ Allowances
  3. Professional and Career Development Loans

SECTION 9: FUNDING FOR WORK-BASED LEARNERS

  1. Time off for study or training
  2. Apprenticeships (England)
  3. Apprenticeships (Scotland)
  4. Apprenticeships (Northern Ireland)
  5. Apprenticeships (Wales)
  6. Skillseekers (Scotland)
  7. Trade union funding
  8. The Learning Through Work scheme
  9. Train to Gain
  10. The Graduate Teacher Programme
  11. The Registered Teacher Programme

SECTION 10: FUNDING FOR UNEMPLOYED LEARNERS

  1. Entry to Employment (England)
  2. Skill Build (Wales)
  3. Get Ready for Work (Scotland)
  4. Training for Success (Northern Ireland)
  5. Skillseekers (Scotland)
  6. Individual Learning Accounts (Wales)
  7. Individual Learning Accounts (Scotland)
  8. Training for Work (Scotland)
  9. New Deal

SECTION 11: FUNDING FOR LEARNERS WITH DISABILITIES

  1. Pathways to Work
  2. New Deal for Disabled People
  3. Residential training for disabled adults
  4. Work preparation programme
  5. WORKSTEP
  6. Access to Work scheme
  7. Disabled Students’ Allowances

SECTION 12: FUNDING FOR LEARNERS WITH CHILDREN

  1. Care to Learn (FE: England)
  2. Sixth Form College Childcare Scheme (FE: England)
  3. Childcare Support Funds (FE)
  4. Childcare fund (FE: Scotland)
  5. Further Education Awards (FE: Northern Ireland)
  6. New Deal for Lone Parents
  7. Free Childcare for Training and Learning for Work
  8. Tax credits
  9. Childcare Grant (HE: England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
  10. Parents’ Learning Allowance (HE: England, Wales, Northern Ireland)
  11. Lone Parents’ Grant (HE: Scotland)
  12. Childcare Grant for Lone Parents (HE: Scotland)

SECTION 13: FUNDING FOR LEARNERS FROM OVERSEAS

  1. Independent school scholarships and bursaries
  2. University scholarships and bursaries
  3. British Chevening Scholarships
  4. Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan
  5. Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
  6. Overseas Research Students Award Scheme
  7. Royal Society Fellowships
  8. Marshall Scholarships
  9. Fulbright Scholarships

 

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