The 16-19 Bursary fund provides financial support to help learners overcome specific financial barriers to participation so they can remain in education.
Depending on your personal circumstances you may be eligible for financial support whilst you study with us. The 16-19 Bursary fund provides financial support to help students overcome specific financial barriers to participation so they can remain in education.
Students who meet eligibility criteria, with a household income below £28,000 may receive support with travel and meals together with essential kit, equipment and trip costs.
Free school meals are available to learners in receipt of, or whose parents are in receipt of one or more of the benefits outlined in the application guidance which you can download here.
Students aged 16-18 who are in care (local authority), care leavers, in receipt of income support or universal credit in their own name or in receipt of both employment support allowance and disability living allowance/personal independence payments may be eligible for a young people’s bursary worth up to £1,200.
Care to Learn is a government funded programme that funds childcare for learners under 20 who are living and learning in England. Full details can be found by visiting www.gov.uk/care-to-learn or you can call their helpline on 0800 121 8989. Care to learn can support a learner with up to £160 a week whilst studying with us.
Please note that you can still apply for the bursary as well as receiving care to learn support.
You will be required to provide us with either your child(ren)’s full birth certificate(s) or proof of Child Benefit.
If you would like to discuss the bursary/Care to Learn in more detail or need support applying please contact the student finance team on 01482 329943 or via email email@example.com who will be happy to help you.
Depending on your personal circumstances you may be eligible for financial support whilst you study with us. The 19+ learner support fund provides financial support to help learners who may be suffering financial hardship to remain in education.
Students whose household income is below £28,000 are eligible to apply. Support may be provided in the form of a fortnightly payment to help toward lunch costs whilst on site and other associated costs, detailed below:
Concessionary travel/50% rail reimbursement
Essential kit, equipment and trip costs will also be considered depending on circumstances
Students aged 20 or above who are entitled to the 19+ LSF can also apply for support toward childcare costs whilst they attend college. This is capped at £38 per day and £24 per half day during term time and 50% cost during half terms. We will support above the free nursery hours provided by the Government if applicable.
If you would like to discuss the bursary in more detail or need support applying, please contact the student finance team on 01482 329943 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org who will be happy to help you.