16-19 Bursary Grant (Updated for 2023/24)
The 16 to 19 Bursary Fund provides financial support to help students overcome the specific financial barriers to participation they face so they can remain in education.
There are 2 types of 16 to 19 bursaries:
1. bursaries for defined vulnerable groups
2.discretionary bursaries which institutions award using policies they set, in line with funding rules
The bursary fund is intended to help students with the essential costs of participating in their study programme, so that financial barriers to education can be reduced or removed
Students who have reached 16 years of age on or before 31st August 2023 will be eligible for the funding from September 2023.
What a bursary is for
A bursary is money that you, or your education or training provider, can use to pay for things like:
- clothing, books and other equipment for your course
- transport and lunch on days you study or train
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE SEE OUR 16-19 BURSARY FUND POLICY 23-24.
If you think your child is eligible to apply, please complete and submit the application (the form is at the end of the policy document) as below and submit to email@example.com with the relevant evidence by the deadline date of Monday 9th October 2023