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Adult Learning Grant

The Adult Learning Grant (ALG) give's a helping hand towards travel, study materials or other costs which you might incur while studying


If you’re an adult taking a full-time course, you could get up to £30 per week during term time - around £1,000 a year

You can use ALG to study for a wide range of qualifications, including BTECs, NVQs, GCSEs and A-levels.

Please visit Adult Learning Grant (ALG) for further information.

Local Authorities no longer have responsibility for processing applications from new students who enter Higher Education.

New students have to apply directly to the new Student Finance England service based in Darlington.

Further information and application forms for all students are available by visiting the gov.uk website or by calling 0845 300 50 90.

There is also information available on the DirectGov website about disabled students allowance.

Education, Health and Social Care

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