Money Matters

Gateway College Bursary Fund and Free School Meals (FSM)

All enrolled students at Gateway College are invited to apply for Bursary Funding and Free School Meals to support them with their studies and travel to and from college.

Each application is assessed individually based on household income, adhering to strict government guidelines.  All information provided is confidential and secured securely. 

Each students payment is unique to them, calculated on their own individual circumstances and based on government requirements.  Students payments will be reduced if college attendance drops. 

Applications have now ended for academic year 2023-2024

Wise Pay – Making Online Payments

We are now accepting online payments for college materials, equipment and trips using credit and debit cards through the secure Wise Pay payment service

For more information on how to do this click here

Student Awards and Small Grants

Do you know any students who deserve to be recognised for their outstanding efforts, or are in need of an extra bit of financial help to achieve their aspirations?

There is no limit to the number of nominations you can make for any of these.  Please see details below:

Joe Humphries Memorial Award (JHMT) Inspire Small Grant

Up to £500 to help young people 13 – 21 years of age achieve their goals.

To find out more and to nominate go to:

Annual Lord Lieutenants Award for Young People

Award categories:  Young Person of Courage, Young Volunteer, Young Leader, and the Young Artist of the Year (The Joe Humphries Memorial Award ).

Every young person nominated will receive a commendation certificate from the Lord Lieutenant. 

To find out more and to nominate go to: