- First degree (BA, BSc, BEd.)
- Diploma of Higher Education (Dip HE)
- Higher National Diploma or Certificate (HND, HNC)
- Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
- Foundation year, which forms an integral part of one of the above courses
The financial support is based on an assessment carried out by the local authority and is means tested based on household income.
After your course starts, if you decide that you want to apply for financial help you must apply no later than 9 months after the first day of the academic year of your course.
Part-time undergraduate students studying at least 50% of an equivalent full-time course are entitled to receive a Fee Grant instant Oklahoma loan, depending on your household income.
There are three different rates of fee grant depending on how intensive your course is. For example, if you study at a rate equivalent to 75% of a full-time course, you could qualify for a higher fee grant than a student studying at a rate equivalent to 50% of a full-time course.
If you are on a part-time teacher-training course, you are not eligible for part-time grants but you may qualify for full-time support.
Additional part-time support
Part-time undergraduate students studying at least 50% of an equivalent full-time course may be entitled to receive Adult Dependants’ Grant, Childcare Grant or Parents’ Learning Allowance.
If you apply to study at an institution but then decide to take a gap year, don’t forget to inform your chosen institution as soon as possible.
You should keep your confirmation safe as you will need to inform the local authority of your decision and also for proof when you reapply for the following year.
Further education grants
Are you in full-time further education? Are you studying A levels, BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council), GNVQ (General National Vocational Qualification) etc?
- Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is an incentive allowance paid to eligible young people (16 18 year olds) who stay on at school 6th form or college after school leaving age, attend regularly and achieve learning goals
- Also available for further education students is a Further Education Welsh Assembly Learning Grant, this is a grant available to Welsh students. It is based upon the annual residual income and is a grant therefore it does not have to be repaid
Monmouthshire Farm Endowment Trust Fund
Grant funding may be available to students at both further and higher education providing they are studying a land based or agricultural course. The following criteria must be met:
2. Be attending the Coleg Gwent, Usk Campus or any other college or University as a student of agriculture or related subjects.
Please complete the online application form on My Monmouthshire for the Monmouthshire Farm Endowment Trust Fund. If you haven’t already registered for My Monmouthshire you will need to do this, using the link below, before completing the application form.
By registering and completing the form online you can track the progress of your application and receive updates as it is processed. Once registered, the application form will be available under the Schools and Learning area of My Monmouthshire.
If you’ve already registered using the My Monmouthshire app, currently available on Apple, Android and Windows devices, then you can use the same email and password to log-in.
Other grants available
- Disabled students allowance, you can apply for help with extra costs you have to pay in following your course if you have a disability or specific learning difficulty
- Special support grant is a grant for students who may be eligible to receive certain means tested benefits such as income support and housing benefit. The grant is similar to the Assembly Learning Grant and does not usually have to be paid back. If you leave your course early you may have to repay some of the grant