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Student Finance & Bursaries

Nescot has a specialist financial support team who are on hand to advise on all the monetary aspects of coming to College.

Our advisors are based in Room L13A in the LRC and can give up-to-date, expert advice on student finance issues including: fee remission; Level 2 and 3 entitlement, bursary funds, fee assessments and Tier 4 Student Visas.

The team is responsible for the administration of the college's Support Funds for students and other government schemes.

Further Education students living in households with a gross income of less than £25,000 who would like help towards their college costs may apply to the College bursary fund.

Finance Team Contact Details

Please phone Sharon Greenwood on 020 8394 3033 or Jacqui Kavanagh on 020 8394 3186 for further details, or email

Students Aged 19 or Over

If you are aged 19 or over on the 31st August of each academic year then you may have to pay tuition fees for your course. However for some courses if you meet one or more of the criteria below you may not have to pay your tuition fees (other fees such as equipment, uniform etc will still be payable):

  • 19 – 23 year olds without a full level 2 or 3 qualification
  • Unemployed, need the course to gain skills to get employment and in receipt of Job Seekers' Allowance, Employment Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group), or Universal Credit*
  • In receipt of one of the following benefits, and the course you are undertaking is relevant to your employment prospects: Income Support*, Employment Support Allowance (Income Based)*, Universal Credit*, Housing Benefit*, Council Tax Benefit*, Working Tax Credits*, or Pension Credit Guarantee Only
  • Living in a London borough and earning less than £20,962 gross per year
  • Living in an out of London borough and earning less than £17,004 gross per year

*Earnings must be less than £338 per month (single person), £541 per month (household).