About Our Schemes
The information on this page is only intended as a guide to the financial support available and schemes and guidelines can be updated throughout the year. If you have any questions after viewing the site, email the MMS team on [email protected] with your query. All information provided will be treated in line with the GDPR rules and regulations.
Considering Your Financial Support Options?
Are you aware of the costs involved in studying an FE course? As well as potential course tuition fee, you may also need to find money for travel costs, childcare, to buy materials/equipment, or to purchase food whilst you are at college. Finance, the Reception team (CET), or a member of your department should be able to advise you further on the course costs. Once you are enrolled you will find these details in your joining instructions. Please be aware that all fees are due no later than the first day of your course.
You can find out about the financial support schemes that are available to you in the section below entitled, ‘What Funding Support Options are Available’. If you would like to pay your fees directly, or are interested in setting up a Flexible payment plan then click on the links in the section below.Watch The MMS Video
Direct Payments &
Flexible Payment Plans
Make a payment online by debit or credit card via the College’s Payment Portal or set up a plan to pay in installments
Apply for Financial Support
Sign up to our Financial Management System PayMyStudent and complete the application questionnaire
Bursary Appeal Information
If you have applied for one our internal bursary schemes and wish to appeal the decision of that application, then please do so by emailing [email protected] providing your full student number, your contact details and the reason why you wish to appeal.
Appeals for the academic year 20/21 must be in before June 2021 and appeals for the academic year 21/22 must be in before June 2022.
Advice Agencies and Debt Charities
There are a number of agencies, charities and other types of financial support website that can offer information, advice and guidance on a number of ways to budget and assist with debt. It is always worth checking with the MMS Team to see what internal or external schemes SGS can help with.
Citizens Advice (Stroud)
Wotton Debt Charity
Money Saving Expert
National Youth Agency
Money Advice Service