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Student Support Fund

Our Student Support Fund is for students who may need support or assistance with the cost of exams, trips, course materials, childcare and travel expenses.  

Student Support Fund

The Student Support Fund can also support eligible students with travel and food costs.  

You can apply if: 

  • You are 16+ years old and enrolled on a course at Gloucestershire College; 
  • Receiving means tested benefits (for example, Universal Credit), or being supported by someone who is;  
  • You have a household income less than £25,000. 

Evidence would need to be provided and dated within the last three months. Evidence can be in the form of payslips, a work contract, most recent P60, Universal Credit online account or a letter stating the benefits you receive.  

How to Apply

You can apply for the Student Support Fund using PayMyStudent. As well as applying, you can use PayMyStudent to access and view your bursary payments easily and securely. With the online portal you'll be able to see any upcoming payments and your payment status  

How to Apply

Student Support Fund

Alternatively, you can apply with a Student Advisor at Student Services. We're here to help, give us a call today: 0345 155 2020

Student Services opening times:  

  • Our offices are open Monday to Friday 9.00am-4.00pm
  • Our phones lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm