Student Bursary

Young people who need some financial support to help them stay in education or training after 16 can apply to their school, college or training provider for the 16-19 Bursary Fund. Any payments will be linked to minimum standards of attendance, behaviour and progress, in line with government guidelines YOU MUST BE AGED 16, 17 or 18 on 31st AUGUST 2019 to apply




The following students will be able to apply for a bursary of up to £1200:-

In care

· Care leavers

· In receipt of Income Support, or Universal Credit in place of Income Support, in their own right

· In receipt of Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit and Disability Living or Personal Independence Payments in their own right




Students in receipt of free school meals will receive credit to their lunch account of £2.45




If funds remain further applications will be considered on an individual basis where parental household income is less than £26,000