19+ Learner Support Fund

For students who are not in receipt of a learner loan or are on a self-financing course.

Who could get help?

  • Students who are enrolled on an ESFA funded course at Wigan & Leigh College.
  • In receipt of a means tested benefit;
  • Or, supporting a household with an earned income below £25,000;
  • Or, single students on a low income (this will be assessed against regular outgoings).
  • Have been ‘ordinarily resident’ in the British Isles or European Union for purposes other than education for the last 3 years.

What could I get help with?

  • Travel to college
  • Uniform/Clothing/PPE
  • Books/Electronic resources
  • College Trips
  • Travel to university & job interviews
  • Equipment/Materials*
  • Course/Exam fees (Including re-sits)*
  • Additional Learning Support (ALS)*

When can I apply?

You will only be able to apply once you have started at college. Full details will be given on your first day by your tutor.

How can I apply?

Apply here