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Bursaries

There are two different bursaries available to adult learners aged 19+ to help with education costs. Bursary payments do not have to be repaid.

19+ Student Support Fund

If you have an annual gross household income below £29,000, you could be entitled to £50 a month in attendance-related bursary payments. In addition to this, you may be able to receive help with OFSTED registered childcare costs.

Advanced Learner Loan Bursary Fund

If you have an Advanced Learner Loan and an annual gross household income below £29,000 you could be entitled to £50 a month in attendance related bursary payments. In addition to this, you may be able to receive help with OFSTED registered childcare costs.

Please note - we can only process your bursary application once you have enrolled on to a course and it may take up to eight weeks to hear back from us.

Once enrolled, you can access our online bursary application portal using the link below.

Make an online bursary application


GCSE courses

If you have been a UK resident for 3 years and not already achieved GCSE at Grade C or above, you will not have to pay any tuition fees.


Childcare for adult learners

You may be able to get help with the cost of childcare while you attend your course.


Free college meals

If you are aged between 19-24 on 31 August 2022 and subject to an Education of Health Care Plan (EHC Plan), you may also be entitled to free college meals.


Contact us

To discuss your eligibility or to request an application form please contact the student financial support team:


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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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