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On October 15th, moved to - which means you can now find all your favourite courses right here. Don't worry - you can still do all the things that you could do before.

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Funding for Learning

Looking for ways to support your learning?

Here we collect and collate all of the funding advice so that you have a one-stop-shop when looking for grants, scholarships and prize draws to help keep your learning costs down. 

findcourses-adult-learning-grantFunding rules for qualifications are complex and rapidly changing, making it difficult to stay up-to-date with the latest rules. It is always a good idea to be aware of what’s available, especially so that you can seek out providers that offer the qualification you need, but also the funding solution that you are after. 

We've rounded up some quick descriptions of funding types below before you browse our wider articles.

Last updated: 12 Feb 2020
Last updated: 12/02/2020

A Guide to Learning Grants and Bursaries

Grants and bursaries can help adult learners fund a training programme, as well as support you with the associated costs (travel, accommodation, course materials etc.).  These are generally offered by organisations, trusts or charities and are governed by different eligibility criteria. Contact the organisations directly to find out if you're eligible.  You can also visit the Family Acti ...
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Last updated: 12/02/2020

What are Advanced Learner Loans?

Introduced in August 2016, these are the primary form of funding for adults over the age of 19 who are studying qualifications at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 in England. The purpose of the loan is to help learners pay for their course fees. You need to be: You should know: Enter our draw! It is important to bear in mind that these loans are only available for courses with colleges or training providers tha ...
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Last updated: 18/02/2020

Findcourses Adult Learning Bursary Fund

A 2019 report by Learning and Work showed that 38% of adults haven't studied since they left school and 8% said they couldn't afford learning courses. We're here to change that. At we believe that education is for everyone - regardless of your age, your income or your employment status. That's why we're offering a funding bursary that will run t ...
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