Barnsley College Student Finance

Financial Support and Assistance

You may qualify for help with the costs of coming to college with additional financial support and assistance. Have a look at the chart below to find out if you can apply for the Learner Support Fund or a 24+ Bursary. Further information about this support can be found on the Learner Support Fund page.


Are you eligible for cashless food credits of up to £12 per week?

If you are aged between 16 and 18 and have a household income of less than £20,000 you may be entitled to free meals at college.

To apply, please complete a Learner Support Fund Application Form and submit evidence of your household income. Application forms available from Student Services:

Tel: 01226 216 114  or  01226 216 267
Enail :
or: call in to Student Services at the Old Mill Lane campus.

Funding Options

** Equipment costs must be added on to loan

Professional AND Career Development Loans

We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 1145. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.