Bursary

16 to 18 Bursary Information

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

Student Bursary Fund Application Form 2018-19

We advice that the student ensures this is completed ASAP to ensure they avoid any delays

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; 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 so may be pro rota.

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.