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FUNDING, BURSARIES & LOANS

 FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

If you are facing financial hardship, please speak to our Student Money and Rights Adviser. They can offer advice on support that may be available to you as a student of Buxton and Leek College. This support may be limited to students studying certain subjects, living in certain areas, or of a specific age group. If you qualify in some way, you may be eligible for:

  • A bursary – which you wouldn’t have to pay back
  • A loan – which you would have to pay back
  • A charitable trust to purchase goods on your behalf

Bursary Funding

CHILDCARE FUNDING

Do you have Children and want to study at College?

Funding available for parents aged 16 - 19 years old?
Funding available for parents aged 20+?
FAQ
Are you studying with us in September 2020?
External Childcare funding

LEARNER SUPPORT FUND FOR STUDENTS 19+

The Learner Support Fund is a discretionary and limited source of financial help for students who are aged 19 and over and are experiencing hardship.

Are you studying with us in September 2020?
COVID 19 FAQ
What is the Learner Support Fund?
Am I eligible?

What additional course costs can I apply for?
What evidence is required when I submit my application?
How do I apply?
  • ADVANCED LEARNING LOAN BURSARY

    The Advanced Learner Loan Bursary is a discretionary and limited source of financial help for students who are aged 19 and over and are experiencing hardship.

    Are you studying with us in September 2020?
    FAQ
    What is the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary?
    Am I eligible?

    What additional course costs can I apply for?
    What evidence is required when I submit my application?
    How do I apply?
  • FEE REMISSION THROUGH THE SKILLS FUNDING AGENCY (SFA)

    If you meet certain criteria relating to your age and/or benefits you may already receive, you may not be charged your tuition fees if – this is known as fee remission.

    Find out if you may be eligible by visiting the will I have to pay for my course webpages.

    £1,000 BURSARY FOR YOUR DEGREE AT UNIVERSITY OF DERBY

    Buxton & Leek College is part of the University of Derby. Eligible students who choose to continue their studies by moving into higher education at the University of Derby will receive a £1,000.00 Financial Boost (£900 as a cash award plus a £100 study resource card for Blackwell’s Bookshop). For further information on the Buxton and Leek College Bursary and other Financial Support available to University of Derby students click here.

     

    Loans

    Advanced Learner Loans For those aged 19+ 

    Charitable Funding

    Facing Homelessness

    PRIVATE RENTED ACCOMMODATION

    Money Management

    MANAGING YOUR FINANCES

    Thinking Ahead

    our Student money and rights adviser

    Our Student Adviser Eleanor Ives is here to help you with any questions you may have, or with any difficulties you may encounter.

    We are friendly and approachable and will do our very best to help.

    Appointments are available in person or via telephone, please contact us for further details.

     

    Contact Details

    CONTACT US

    Opening times: 9.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

    Student Money and Rights Team

    Clarendon House
    1 Devonshire Road
    Buxton
    Derbyshire
    SK17 6RY

    Helpline: 01298 330 817 (Mon – Fri: 1pm-2pm)
    E: studentmoneyadviceblc@derby.ac.uk