16-19 Bursary

Who is eligible?

The 16–19 Bursary Fund is a government-provided, means-tested fund available to support students who have difficulty in meeting costs relating to their studies. To qualify, you must be under 19 years of age on 31st August in the academic year in which you start your programme of study, and you will be expected to provide evidence of personal and/or financial hardship. Each case will be assessed individually, however, usually this would be based on a household income of £32,000 or less, plus any benefits you are in receipt of at this point in time.  

For further information, please see the guidance and application form below: