The eligibility criteria for discretionary bursaries are as follows:
- Applicants must be aged over 16 and under 19 at 31st August before the academic year in question.
- Your household income must be below £20,000
- The cost of your travel to the Academy is high as you have to catch several buses/Trains/Trams
- Family circumstances including single parent families, or where the student is a Carer, or there are several dependent children in the family or the student is a parent themselves
Students who have been eligible for free school meals or are/have been a ‘looked after child’ in the last three academic years are not automatically entitled to a bursary but their circumstances may mean they fall into the above categories.
If you are eligible and wish to apply for the bursary click below to download the Bursary Application form.
Bursary Application Form
To complete your application you must submit:
A bank statement including account details.
If you’re not entitled to Free School Meals, you will need to provide a letter outlining the family income, this could be a letter confirming receipt of Working or Child Tax Credits.
Applications for the bursary can only be accepted after enrollment day and applications must be renewed in the September you enter Y13 to continue to receive payment.