Everyone deserves a great future and finances should never be an obstacle to going to college.
Depending on your circumstances and household income, you may qualify for financial assistance, including a bursary or even free public transport to get you to college.
If you are thinking about joining us, but you think finances might be a cause for concern, just give us a call. Our well-informed and friendly staff will advise you about the support which might be available in your particular case and what you need to do next.
Remember though, whether or not financial support is available, becoming a student at East Sussex College Hastings is an investment in your future. We’re here to help you into the career you really want.
If you are 16-18 years old, your tuition is free and you will be undertaking
You may, of course, choose to enter the workplace after completing a full-time course – or continue with further study - including higher education.
Just give the college a call and ask for Student Central – on 01424 442222. We look forward to hearing from you.
Depending on your circumstances, you can receive financial support at College.
If you require further information pop along to Student Central and talk to an Advisor. Click the 'Apply here' for the application form.
Printed copies can be found at reception and in Student Central.
There are two types of finance that you may be entitled to:
Vulnerable Bursary - you will receive up to £40 a week to a maximum of £1200 a year depending on your circumstances. Apply here.
Discretionary Bursary - If you are not eligible for the bursar above, you can apply for finance towards the cost of travel, books, equipment, uniforms, DSB checks visits and materials. Apply here.
19+ Adult Education Bursary
Depending on your circumstances you may be eligible for financial support towards the cost of travel, books, equipment, uniforms, DBS checks, visits and materials. Apply here.
Advanced Learner Loan Bursary
If you are in receipt of an Advanced Learner Loan, you may be may be eligible for financial support towards the cost of travel, books, equipment, uniforms, DBS checks, visits and materials. Apply here