Eligibility criteria for full funding

Last updated

27 June 2024

You will be able to enrol on a course for free if you:

  • are a resident in West Sussex
  • are 19 years old or over at the start date of the course
  • are unemployed and receive a means tested state benefit, or are employed and earning less than £22,308 gross annual salary
  • fulfil the residency eligibility requirements set out by the Education and Skills Funding Agency
  • are a UK national and have lived in the UK continuously for 3 years
  • are a UK national and have lived in either the European Economic Area (EEA) only, or EEA and UK only for at least the last 3 years
  • are an EEA national with pre-settled or settled status (under the EU settlement scheme) and have lived continuously in the EEA, Gibraltar, or the UK for at least 3 years
  • are a non-UK national with permission granted by the UK Government to live in the UK continuously for at least 3 years.