Welsh Government Learning Grant (FE)

Wondering if Welsh Government Learning Grant is for you?

Find out what to expect before and after you make an application.

Applications for WGLG FE in 2024 to 2025 are now open! Find out how to apply.

Stage 1

Before you apply

What is Welsh Government Learning Grant and who can get it?

What is Welsh Government Learning Grant

A grant for students aged 19 or over who are studying a course of Further Education at college.

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There are four main things that determine if you can get Welsh Government Learning Grant.

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Information for parents and partners

We’ve included a section to help answer questions that parents might have about Welsh Government Learning Grant.

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Stage 2

Making an application

Find out how to apply, what evidence you may need to provide and how we calculate how much you can get.

How and when to apply

Ready to apply? Make sure your WGLG application is assessed and ready for the start of term.

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Household income

Eligibility for Welsh Government Learning Grant depends on your household income and family circumstance.

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We may ask for evidence of some information you provide on your application.

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Stage 3

What happens after you apply

Your application has been assessed and we have everything we need, so what happens next?

Getting your payments

There are a few things that need to be in place before you get your first payment.

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Stage 4

During your course

If your circumstances change during the academic year, you’ll need to update your application. Changing your application may affect how much student finance you can get.

Changes in your circumstances

Find out how to keep your account up to date and what changes you need to tell us about.

More on changes in your circumstances