How to Apply

Shortly after you have enrolled, a unique application form will be sent to the email address you supplied at enrolment. If you do not receive this email, please email for a new link to be resent. Once you have completed the application, it will then outline what evidence you will need to bring and where to take it. 

If you are in receipt of an Adult Learner Loan and have an individual gross income of £28,000 or below or if you have a gross annual income of £28,000 or below, you could be eligible for support with meals and travel at Leeds City College. This support is not available to students on a Higher Education course.

Policies and Useful Resources

Learner Support Fund Policy

Student Privacy Notice

Learner Support Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits information:

Adult education budget (AEB): funding rates and formula 2021 to 2022 – GOV.UK (

Eligibility for Advanced Learner Loans:

Student Finance England for Advanced Learner Loan applications:

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.

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