16-19 Young Person's Bursary

Monthly payments are available up to a maximum of £1,200 for the academic year for students aged over 16 but under 19 on 1 September 2023 who specifically are:

  • In or recently left local authority care
  • Receiving Income Support in your name
  • Disabled and you receive Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) or Universal Credit and either Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP) in your name
  • Receiving Universal Credit in your name

Any other fees essential to the course will be deducted, and the remainder will be paid equally each month, during term time, into the student’s bank account.

Students aged 19 or over are not eligible for bursaries for vulnerable groups