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Is it possible to get financial aid for Oxford Continuing Education?

What is continuing education? I am planning to take a few courses that will help me gain additional skills that will help me climb the corporate ladder faster. I did research on further education and the only thing that came up was continuing learning education. Is it the same thing? If it is, I would like to take Oxford Continuing Education but to do so I will need financial aid since I may not be able to afford to pay for the course with all my financial responsibilities. Where can I get grants for continuing education to study at the Oxford University? Does the institution offer scholarships?

Samantha Stevenson

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Heather Maxwell on March 15, 2018

Most people do not understand what continuing education is because they are used to the term further education. It refers to the same thing. It is education for adults who already have an education but would like to get additional skills for the purpose of career advancement. People who dropped out of school but would like to go back to school as adults also take continuing study classes.

Continuing education at Oxford is a great experience. This renowned university offers quality education. The challenge most people face when considering to study at Oxford is raising the tuition fee. The tuition fee at this university is quite expensive compared to other institutions. Students applying for professional studies rely on grants and scholarships to complete their education at this university. However, most students looking to continue their education but cannot afford the tuition fee choose to look for other affordable options. This is because most individuals are not aware that there are many opportunities to get financial aid for continuing studies.

If you are in need of continuing education grants the first option you have is government grants. Every year, the states offers grant opportunities to high school graduates who want to join college and continuing students. You need to stay up to date with grant opportunities so that you can apply for the grants. To qualify, you need to prove that you are in real financial need and that you cannot afford the tuition fee. The lender will do a background check to find out whether or not you are a deserving applicant.

The other option you have is to get scholarships from private organizations. Private organization scholarships are not as popular as government grants. You will need to do a lot of research to identify these organizations. However, if you do, you will be able to cater for all your education expenses because they normally offer more money than grants.

Last but not least, you can take advantage of the Oxford scholarships. The university offers scholarships and bursaries for different courses. If a course has scholarship opportunities, the information will be provided on the university’s website under the course details. This is the best financing option especially if you want to take a course which offers a scholarship to students in need. However, these types of scholarships are quite competitive. There is a chance you might not get them. Therefore, if you begin your course and you do not qualify for the scholarship, it is important for you to have a plan B so that you can continue your education at the university.

Leigh Manna year ago

Grants for continuing education are difficult to get. The federal government must do a background check on your finances to determine if you can pay for the tuition. In most cases, they do not consider things like how big your family is, whether you have loans and any other financial responsibilities you might have that are preventing you from being able to pay for your tuition. They only look at your income and make conclusions based on that. Therefore, if you have a job that you plan to continue doing while getting further education, it might not be easy for you to qualify for the grants especially if you are paid very well. I would suggest you find a way to prove that you are in real need of financial assistance. For instance, you can get someone to write a recommendation letter for you for scholarships and other types of financial aid.


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