Bursary

Bursaries available for students in defined groups

Prospective Students Student Support Bursaryx960 (1)

We provide a bursary for young people in defined vulnerable groups. These students will be awarded up to £1200 on the basis of need to support with travel, education resources and activities. Students will be required to provide evidence of status. This bursary is provided for young people who are:

  • in care
  • care leavers
  • receiving Income Support, or Universal Credit because they are financially supporting themselves or financially supporting themselves and someone who is dependent on them and living with them such as a child or partner.
  • receiving Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments in their own right as well as Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit in their own right.

We also provide an enhanced discretionary bursary for young people who are:

  • eligible for Free School Meals
  • eligible for Pupil Premium in Year 11

These students will be awarded up to £500 to support with travel, education resources and activities. Funds will be awarded on the basis of need and subject to students meeting the conditions of the Sixth Form Learning Agreement. Students will be required to provide evidence of status.

Students who may be eligible for either bursary will be able to collect an application form at their course guidance meeting once their application has been processed.

Further details can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund