16 – 18 Years – Financial Support

Apply now for help with your course related costs. For students with an identified low household income, there may be financial support available. Awards can help with your course related costs such as travel, childcare, books and equipment and much more.

What help can I get with Student Finance?

If you are aged over sixteen and thinking of enrolling on a full or part-time course, you can apply for funding through the student finance application form below. Funds will be targeted at students where there is an identified low household income.

You are advised to read the notes and policies at the beginning of the form and ensure that you provide all the evidence that is required when submitting your application.

School Leavers (16 – 18 Year Old Learners) Financial Support Documents

Student Funding Applications for students starting in September 2020 can be made from July 1st 2020 using the form below.

***Application forms for students starting in September 2021 will be available from June 2021 onwards. Please do not complete the application form currently online***

Important changes to Bursary Fund 2020 – 2021. Please read

Please read the below Bursary Fund Addendum before submitting your application.

The 2020-21 Further Education Fee Policy can be viewed here:

For queries and further information

Contact Student Services on (01206) 712078 or email student.finance@colchester.ac.uk

    • Colchester Campus: (01206) 712078
    • Braintree Campus: (01206) 814194