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Support

The Learner Services team are here to help you with all your financial matters. Depending on your personal circumstances you may be eligible for financial support funds so we want to make sure you have all the help you need to receive these. The available schemes are:

  • 16-19 Bursary (provided by the Government)
  • Care to Learn scheme (provided by the Government)
  • Army Further Education Bursary (provided by the Ministry of Defence)

Advice and Guidance

Advice and guidance on courses, internal and external progression, student finance, travel etc can be delivered from our team of Advisers.

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Safeguarding

The Grimsby Institute Group recognises that it has statutory and moral duty towards safeguarding the welfare of its learners - they should feel safe and will be supported if any concerns are raised. Learners can talk to one of the team about such things as bullying, accommodation problems, abuse (in any of its forms), self harm, or whatever may be a concern. They are there to help and can be approached easily.

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Guaranteed Bursary Support for Vulnerable Young People

Young people who are classed by the Education Funding Agency as Vulnerable Young People are eligible for a guaranteed bursary to support them on their main Programme of Study during 2015–16 worth up to £1,200. This may be paid in the form of travel support, meal vouchers, kit and equipment and educational visits.

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16-19 Bursary

Learners who meet eligibility criteria, with a household income of less than £21,000, may receive help towards travel, meal allowances, uniform, kit, equipment and educational visits.

To find out more, please contact the team on 01472 31122 ext 472 or ext 434 or by emailing bursary@grimsby.ac.uk

16-19 Discretionary Learner Support Fund

This scheme is jointly provided by the Government and the Institute. Eligible learners can get help with the costs of kit and equipment, travel, meals and trips and travel.

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Care to Learn scheme

Care to Learn scheme is a government funded programme that funds childcare for those under 20 years and who are living and learning in England, you must be under 20 years on the day you start your course, meet residency criteria and care for your own child.

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Army Further Education Bursary

The Army offers the Further Education Bursary to young people who want to get qualified before they join the Regular Army. Its aim is to support you while you study at the Institute and what's more you get a guaranteed training place when you finish your studies with us.

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