The Learning and Skills Council fund college courses in England.
LSC Helpline England: 0870 900 6800
Wales: 0845 608 8066
Wales: ELWA http://www.elwa.org.uk/elwaweb/elwa.aspx?pageid=2942
Northern Ireland (Department of Education) 028 912 79279
Scotland (Scottish Further Education Funding) 0131 313 6500
HELP WITH FUNDING FOR BUSINESS EXPANSION/DIVERSIFICATION
FINANCIAL HELP FOR STUDENTS
Learn Direct http://www.learndirect-advice.co.uk/ helpline 08000 100 900
Overview : http://www.learndirect-advice.co.uk/helpandadvice/helpwithfunding/bgft/
Adult learning grants: see
http://www.direct.gov.uk/EducationAndLearning/AdultLearning/fs/en for college attendance.
Train to Gain www.traintogain.gov.uk 0800 015 55 45 (England)
Northern Ireland: 0800 100 900
Scotland: 0845 8502 502
Wales: 029 2090 6801
Welsh Assembly learning grant
Individual Learning Accounts Scotland www.ilascotland.org.uk
LearnDirect Scotland www.learndirectscotland.com/help/funding 0808 100 9000
EGAS Educational Grants Advisory Service
Helpline 020 7254 6251 www.egas-online.org.uk
Educational Maintenance Allowance 16-19 years
Can't get EMA and a wage at the same time, but can still receive it for unwaged work-based learning.
Help with costs (16-19) of living away from home
Royal Horticultural Society bursaries (study visits, working placements, plant exploration and study, taxonomy and research, conference attendance, projects of educational or historical value.
01483 212380 firstname.lastname@example.org
Historic and Botanic Garden Bursary scheme - skills exchanges, secondments, attendance of CPD events. www.hbgbs.org.uk Fiona.email@example.com 01737 244664.