16 to 19 Bursary Fund

Vulnerable Bursary Award

£1,200 (£30 per week, term-time only). Paid weekly directly into the student's bank account.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • In care or is a care leaver
  • In receipt of Income Support or equivalent Universal Credit
  • In receipt of both Disability Living Allowance (or Personal Independence Payments) and Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit

Discretionary Award Tier 1

£25 per week, term-time only. Paid approximately every four weeks directly into the student's bank account.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Was in receipt of Free School Meals in Year 11
  • In receipt of Free School Meals in Year 12/13
  • Have a total household income of less than £16,190 (Free School Meals eligibility criteria)

Discretionary Award Tier 2

A one off single payment to assist with specific equipment and resources, educational visits and transport etc. Paid directly into the student's bank account.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Priority will be given to students resident in a household with a total income of up to £25,000 (Student grant criteria)

Additional Criteria

In addition to the specific award criteria detailed above; the following must also be met for all:

  • Be a student enrolled with us studying a minimum of 12 guided learning hours per week
  • Be at least 16 years old but under 19 on 31 August 2015
  • Award payments are subject to 100% attendance being achieved (see bursary fund agreement for more details)

How to Apply

Application forms are available from your Pastoral Manager in Sixth Form.