Adult support funds

Adult Learner Support Funds

We can help eligible students, aged over 19, and studying at Newcastle College with access support funds to help cover the costs of the following items:

  • Travel to and from college

  • Childcare costs

  • Books/equipment/uniform

  • Emergency living costs.

Exam and registration fees
We can also help some students with tuition fees and exam/registration fees.

How do I apply?
To apply for the Adult Learner Support Funds, and to check if you meet the eligibility criteria for financial support, please speak to our Student Services team on
0191 200 4000, or email You can download the application form here.

Please note that full cost courses are not applicable for this support fund.