Are you aged 16-18 or 19-25 with learning difficulties or disabilities?

If so, complete a financial support application form and return it to Student Services to apply. You can download an application form here or pick up a form from Student Services.

A Meal allowance of £2.41 to use on healthy meal choices will be allocated per timetabled day. Learners can access a meal on college premises (allowance pre-loaded onto learner ID card) or meals maybe awarded using an alternative method.

Qualifying Benefits

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit) and have an annual, household gross income of no more than £16,190 (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC))
  • Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for 4 weeks after someone stops qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit with net earnings not exceeding the equivalent of £7,400 p/a

If you do not receive any of the listed benefits, but have a household income of less than £16,190, please complete a financial support application form as you may still be able to receive help.

Student Services Contact Information: 01709 513355 or email learn@dearne-coll.ac.uk

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Eligible for 16-18 College financial support to help with travel, meals and college expenses?
Complete the 16-18 Financial Support Application Form here: https://bit.ly/2Qi7MWA