To get Welsh Government Learning Grant FE you must be aged 19 or over, so for academic year 2019/20 you must be 19 on 1st September 2019.
Your course must be:
- At least 275 hours;
- at a participating college; and
- Lead to a nationally recognised qualification.
There are lots of courses you can do to get Welsh Government Learning Grant FE such as:
- ‘A’ or ‘AS’ levels;
- BTEC, GNVQ, NVQ courses
- Basic Skills courses; and
- Independent Living Skills or, if you’re studying in England, Preparation for Adulthood
Your course must be ‘eligible’ for Welsh Government Learning Grant FE support. Your college can tell you if the course you want to do is eligible.
Additionally, if you have previously received Welsh Government Learning Grant FE while studying on a course that was at the same level (or higher) as the course you want to apply for now, you will not be eligible for Welsh Government Learning Grant FE in academic year 2019/20.
Your household income
Your household income must be £18,370 or less in order to receive Welsh Government Learning Grant FE. You can find more information about how your household income can affect your entitlement in this section:
Our FE calculator can help you work out how much you could be entitled to.
Your nationality and residency status
If you are a UK citizen living in Wales, you should be eligible for Welsh Government Learning Grant FE.
If you’re not a UK citizen you may still be eligible for Welsh Government Learning Grant FE. If you complete the application form and return it to us we’ll let you know whether or not you are eligible. You can download a form from this section:
I am a Care Leaver, Can I apply for WGLG FE?
If you are a care leaver and meet the above requirements, you can apply for WGLG FE, we won’t ask you for any financial details.