The ’16 to 18 bursary’ is a scheme offered to help vulnerable young people to continue their education post-GCSE.

Please note if you have questions please email: LClarke@cardinalnewmanschool.net
or telephone:
01582 87570

Click here for the bursary application form

We advise that the student ensures that this is completed prior to them coming to Newman Sixth in September to ensure timely payment.

It is divided up into a series of bands as followed:

Bursary Type & Allocation

Criteria

Vulnerable Bursary

£30 per week

(up to £1200 per year)

For young people in care, are leaving care or 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 (PIP).

Discretionary Bursary

BAND 1

£20 or £15 per week

(up to £800 per year)

Annual household income of £16,190 or less, in spite of child tax and/or working credits; they are allocated to receive FSM as from the council. (These students receive a contribution towards the cost of a bus pass if they live over 2 miles from college, payment for educational visits during the year and reimbursement of the cost of visiting university open days or interviews.)

Discretionary Bursary

BAND 2

£15 per week

(up to £600 per year)

Annual household income between £16,190 and £20,817 or have been faced with unforeseen hardship/ family trauma.

Discretionary Bursary

BAND 3

£15 per week

(up to £600 per year)

 

Annual household income between £20,817 and £25,521. These students receive a contribution towards the cost of a bus pass if they live over 2 miles from college.

Discretionary Bursary

OTHER

£15 or £30 one-of payment depending on situation

Student has faced an unforeseen hardship/ trauma and need ‘emergency money’, on a case by case basis as authorised by Head of Sixth Form.

1 %
of our bursary students went to uni in 2019