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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.
The deadline to apply for the 16-17 Bursary Fund for 2023/2024 is now closed.

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