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Student Financial Support

There are a number of sources of financial support which may be available to help you with costs associated with coming to college.

If you are already studying or you plan to study at Hopwood Hall College in 2018/19, you can apply for Financial Support to help you with your course associated-costs such as travel, equipment, trips, lunch and stationery. If you are 20+ you may additionally apply for support with childcare.

There are various types of financial support available:

  • 16-18 Guaranteed Financial Support
  • 16-18 Discretionary Financial Support
  • 19+ Discretionary Financial Support
  • Advanced Learning Loans Financial Support
  • 20+ Childcare Financial Support
  • Care to Learn - If you are a young parent, 16-19 years of age, the Care to Learn Scheme may be able to assist you with your childcare costs. For more information and to apply online, visit

Please refer to the Financial Support Guidance for additional details including the eligibility criteria, terms and conditions.


Applications can be made through our online portal.

Please complete all sections of the form and make sure you upload copies of the evidence we need. If you are struggling to submit any information you can visit reception and they will scan and upload your evidence, alternatively you can email it to Please bear in mind submitting evidence in this way will delay the processing of your application.

Key Information:

  • Payments will continue to be weekly for 16-18 and Free School meals
  • Payments for adults will continue to be monthly
  • Household threshold has been reduced to £25,000
  • Attendance threshold has increased from 88% to 90%
  • P1 Learners must also apply online
  • Bursary Payments:
    - 16-18 Bursary - £10 Per Week
    - FSM - £7.23 Per Week
    - Adults - £50 Per Month

Information on Clothing & Equipment

Please click here for information on Clothing & Equipment at Hopwood Hall College.