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16 to 19 Bursary Fund/Vulnerable Student Bursary

What does it do?

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. This is for students who might struggle to meet the cost of their studies at school or college. To access it you need to be aged 16 to 19 and studying at school or college (not university) in England, or be on a training course, including unpaid apprenticeships. There is a vulnerable student bursary available for students with more complex needs who meet the criteria. To qualify for the 16 to 19 bursary fund you must be: • under 19 at the start of the academic year you want a bursary for • studying at school or college, or on an unpaid training course To qualify for the vulnerable student bursary you must receive: • both Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and • either Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independent Payment (PIP) in your name

Who is it for?

Speak to your tutor or student services who can help you decide if you’re eligible for a bursary and explain how to apply.

How do I access it?

Apply to your school, college or training provider directly for the bursary.

How can I find out more?

More information about the bursary and other financial support that is available to FE students is available by clicking here and here.

 

16 to 18 Residential Bursary Fund guide: 

This guide provides information for institutions with 16 to 18 Residential Bursary Fund (RBF).

More information about the bursary is available by clicking here

 

Advice for young people: 16 to 19 Bursary Fund guide’

Guidance for young people about the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund in the 2018 to 2019 academic year.

More information about the bursary is available by clicking here

 

16 to 18 Residential Support Scheme

This guide is for all institutions with a 16 to 18 Residential Support Scheme (RSS)

 More information about the bursary is available by clicking here

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