Important Information

Here are a few key things you should know


Individual needs should be calculated after allowances for other available bursaries and loans, savings and potential earnings and family or parental support have been factored in. The maximum amount awarded to any student in any one year is £2,000. If you are unsure, we are only an email away.

Read through the information below to see the costs we do and don't cover, plus the list of courses we're able and unable to cover. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions at all we can help with.

What our bursaries DO cover

Accommodation costs (college accommodation, off campus lodgings or rent)



Books and Study materials

Protective clothing where this is for necessary parts of the curriculum

External tests / examination fees

Course study trips between £500 and up to a maximum of £2,000

What our bursaries DON'T cover

  • Hire Purchase Payments
  • Overdraft Loan Repayments
  • Support for Dependants
  • Long Term Housing Costs
  • Industrial Experience (for more than 6 weeks)

The courses we're ABLE cover

Applications for craft through to management courses in the following curriculum areas:
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural or Horticultural Marketing
  • Arboriculture
  • Fish Farming
  • Food Technology
  • Forestry
  • Game Keeping and Estate Skills
  • Horticulture

The courses we're UNABLE cover

  • Animal Care
  • Environmental Studies
  • Countryside and Land Management
  • Equine Management
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Farriery
  • Floristry