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.

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

How do I apply?

Due to the current pandemic, we are not carrying out face to face bursary assessments. Instead, we are completing assessments remotely and you can opt to either post in your completed application and copies of your household income evidence or submit them securely, electronically using One Drive.

Applications can be downloaded here or you can request for an application to be posted out to you by emailing Please read the Assessment process for applicants before completing your application form.

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