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Each year, over 1000 students apply to the City Lit Student Bursary for help with course fees, materials, and assistance with travel and family care via the Discretionary Learner Support Fund grant, funded by the Government.
Are grants available for any City Lit course?
Most courses are eligible for some form of grant, here are the exceptions:
Online courses are not eligible for travel grants
Courses without exams are not eligible for exam grants
Courses that run for fewer than 3 sessions/days are not eligible for any grants
Materials grants aren't available on all courses, please contact the Advice and Guidance Team for more information
Who can get a DLSF grant?
To apply for a grant you be able to answer 'yes' to the following statements:
I am eligible to pay the concessionary fee, or can show I earn below the London Living Wage
I am paying the home fee (not an international student)
I am not currently in full time education
My course runs for 3 days or longer
Note: Contact details and drop in times are incorrect in the video
If you have questions contact the Advice and Guidance Team on 020 3443 9549
Phone lines are open Monday to Friday 11am to 5pm
Drop in to the Student Centre & Library Monday to Thursday 12pm to 5pm
Find out who can apply and how to apply and get your questions answered throughout the process in this short video:
Ready to apply for a grant?
Please ensure that you answer all the questions on the form and use the checklist below to make sure you have uploaded all the required evidence.
Evidence Check List
Proof of benefits - letter confirming you are in receipt of benefits dated in the last 6 months (for full details on what benefits qualify check here)
Proof of income - 2 months of pay slips or SA302 or Tax Return form
Proof of Asylum seeker or Refugee status (if applicable)- ASPEN card or letter from Home Office
2 months of bank statements for all accounts in your name
A copy of your train ticket if you are travelling from outside of London