There are people and organisations out there who want to give you money to help you get qualified. Money is available for pre-soloes, post soloes, under 18, over 18, and for instructor training. A number of members have benefited already, now it could be YOU.
Some effort and organisation is required, start with the address below, this is a page of the BGA website which tells you what is available and from whom. At the moment (Oct 2016) it is still talking about 2016, but now is the time to get organised for 2017.