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16-19 Bursary Fund

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is a fund available from the government to aid students whose access to, or completion of, education is inhabited by financial constraints or barriers. 
 
The bursary fund is a limited fund and the school will provide support to students based on level of need and the number of applications received.

There are two types of Bursary Fund that students can apply for. To apply for the funding students must meet one or more of the criteria listed:

 

1. Vulnerable Award

Students aged 16- 19 years old, who are in care; are leaving care; are in direct receipt of income support or universal credit in their own name or are in receipt of both Employment support allowance and disability living allowance or Personal Independence Payments.

 

2. Discretionary Award

Students aged 16-19 years old, who are economically or socially disadvantaged and facing the most significant barriers to participate in education.

 

More details about income indicators can be found here

16 to 19 Bursary Fund guide 2022 to 2023 academic year - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

 

Apply!

To apply for funding you must complete the online form – you can access this by clicking the button below.

The deadline date for application submission is Friday 30 September 2022

Application forms received after this date will not be accepted