16 – 18 Vulnerable Bursary

You may be able to apply for the Vulnerable Bursary – which is a weekly payment – if you are a student at the College, 16-18 years old and are one the following:

  • In care
  • A care leaver
  • In receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit in place of IS in their own right
  • In receipt of Employment and Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment in their own right

This bursary is paid on a weekly basis to eligible students. It is paid directly into the student’s bank account and is subject to attendance on their course. The maximum amount of payment is £1200 over the academic year. Students need to complete a 16 -18 year old Bursary Fund application and provide proof of one of the above status criteria in order to qualify for this bursary.

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