NSCG | Application for Student Financial Support 2020 - 2021
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IMPORTANT:

  • Please read the Financial Support Guidance and Evidence Guidance documents before completing the application.
  • Complete by ticking the appropriate boxes.
  • There may be a delay in your application being processed if your form is incomplete or evidence is missing. Please contact the Student Finance Team if you have any enquiries.
  • If you require this application in a different format or need assistance completing the application then please contact the Student Finance Team.
  • To contact the Student Finance Team please email studentfinanceteam@nscg.ac.uk or telephone 01782 254188.
  • If you require help with childcare costs or course fees, please request and complete the relevant additional application form.
  • If you are applying for the Vulnerable Student Bursary, please request and complete a bank details form.

Part 1: Your Personal Details (TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT)

Part 2:Course Details

Part 3: Travel Support

PLEASE SELECT YOUR PREFERRED TRAVEL OPTION.

(Please be aware that we may check your choice against your address to confirm that you have chosen the most appropriate method.)

You will need a passport photo for all bus passes.

Please see our travel leaflet for information about the bus passes available.

You may be entitled to receive a termly contribution towards the cost of travelling by rail.

Please see our travel leaflet for additional rail travel information.

Please tick if you will mainly travel to and from College by foot, bike, car or other pre-arranged transport.

Please note, the College will not make monetary payments towards fuel or parking costs.

Part 4: Further Information

Non UK/EU National students - please provide a copy of your passport. If under 18, please provide a copy of your parent/ guardian’s passport.

Select one option only
Please write as: First name, Surname, Relationship to you, Age (if under 18). Maximum of 8 people

Part 5: Course Fees (students aged 19+)

Part 6: Supporting Statement

Please use the space below to explain why you are applying for financial support, and to tell us everything we might need to know relating to this application and what kind of expenses you would like to receive help with, e.g. travel costs to and from College, essential equipment costs, help with course fees etc.

Part 7: Income Details

Please indicate all income/benefits that your household is receiving. Evidence of income/benefits MUST be included with your application. Please note: We do not accept bank statements. Your household must be in receipt of all benefits

Type of income

(Please provide 3 recent wage slips or P60)
(Please provide your most recent Self Assessment tax calculation/letter from accountant)
(Please provide all pages of an entitlement letter/P60)
(Please provide your 3 most recent Universal Credit award statements and ensure that all sections of the online statement are visible)
(Please provide all pages of your most recent Tax Credit Award)
(Please provide all pages of your most recent Tax Credit Award)
(Please provide all pages of a letter confirming benefits no more than 6 months old)
(Please provide all pages of a letter confirming benefits no more than 6 months old)
(Please provide all pages of a letter confirming benefits no more than 6 months old)
(Please provide all pages of an entitlement letter confirming benefits)
(Please provide all pages of an entitlement letter)
(Please provide evidence of income received)

Part 8: Declaration (TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT)

  • I declare that the information I have given on this form is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge.
  • I understand that any information knowingly withheld, or false information given will automatically render my application null and void. I further undertake to repay any payments obtained by me as a result.
  • I understand that I must attend College regularly in order to qualify for financial support.
  • I understand that it is my responsibility to inform Student Finance of any changes to my circumstances and household income during the academic year.
  • I understand that I may have to re-pay any support paid by the College if I withdraw from the course for whatever reason before the end of the academic year.
  • I understand that the College may ask me to take part in a termly review of my application as part of its Audit process.

By clicking this box you confirm that all information in this form is correct to the best of your knowledge.

Please ensure that you have uploaded all supporting evidence before submitting your application form. If you have any queries, please contact the Student Finance Team.

Data Protection

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group collects information about all students for various administrative, academic and health and safety reasons. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018, by signing this form you are consenting to the College processing data held about you. This data consists of the following –

  • Name, address, qualifications, next of kin, employment details, bank details;
  • Course performance and expected results, references and recommendations, attendance, course registration, library and other equipment on loan;
  • Information obtained from other people or organisations e.g. employer, previous educational establishment, UCAS;
  • We may hold additional personal data, which requires your specific consent to process such as race or ethnic origin, physical or mental health, criminal records, trade union membership, religious beliefs etc.
  • You have a right to a copy of your record and to have it corrected if it is wrong in any way. Please apply in writing to the College Group’s Data Protection Officer - dpo@nscg.ac.uk
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