Financial Support

At Coleg y Cymoedd we understand that there are costs related to attending college. To assist in the costs of studying, there are several grants that could be available to you, depending on your circumstances

Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA)

EMA is for 16 to 18 year olds living in Wales who want to continue their education after school leaving age.  Subject to eligibility, you could get £30 a week, paid every two weeks.

Welsh Government Learning Grant (WGLG)

This is for students aged 19 or over who are studying a Further Education course at college. Subject to eligibility, you could get up to £1,500 a year.

Financial Contingency Fund (FCF)

Financial help to learners who are experiencing difficulties as a result of low income

Higher Education Financial Support

Eligible full-time student can claim a minimum grant of £1,000 they will not have to pay back, regardless of their household income, and means-tested grants of up to £8,100 available to those who need them most.

Aberdare

Wellington Street
Aberdare
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF44 8EN

Nantgarw

Heol y Coleg
Parc Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QY

Rhondda

Llwynypia
Tonypandy
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF40 2TQ

Ystrad Mynach

Twyn Road
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7XR

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