If you are in receipt of an Adult Learner Loan and have an individual gross income of £25,000 or below or if you have a gross annual income of £26,000 or below, you could be eligible for support with meals and travel at Leeds City College. Awards may also be made to students in the following circumstances:

  • Students with a gross annual income of £16,009.50, based on the Social Mobility Commission’s low pay threshold of £8.07 per hour in 2016 and on the assumption of a 37.5hr contract (with paid statutory holiday entitlement) or less per year if they are a single person living independently.
  • Students with an annual gross income of £7,400 or less per year if single, not living independently but within a household such as with parents, carers, relatives or friends.

How to Apply

Please see your curriculum admin team with evidence of your household income to enable an assessment to be carried out so you can receive the support you are entitled to.


Student Financial Support Fund Policy

Student Privacy Notice

Student Financial Support Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits information: gov.uk.

Adult education budget (AEB): funding rates and formula 2020 to 2021 – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Eligibility for Advanced Learner Loans: gov.uk.

Student Finance England for Advanced Learner Loan applications: slc.co.uk.

Information on fees and funding is correct at the time of publication, however may be subject to change due to college and government policy decisions.


Students have the right to appeal a decision. This must be in writing to the Student Funds Manager within 21 days of receiving confirmation of an award or a rejection. The letter should set out the reasons for the appeal plus any further evidence to support the appeal. The decision of the Student Funds Manager will be given in writing within 14 days.

Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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