16-19 bursary fund

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is help pay for essential education-related costs if you’re 16 to 19 and in further education or training. You can’t apply if you’re studying at university.

You could get a bursary of £1,200 a year if you are:

  • In care or a care leaver.
  • Claiming Income Support.
  • Disabled and getting Employment and Support Allowance, and Disability Living Allowance.

If you aren’t in one of these groups, you could still get a bursary depending on your personal circumstances. Ask your school, college or training provider’s student support services to see if you’re eligible.

The Bursary Fund can help pay for costs like, equipment you might need for your course, lunch and transport to and from your school or college.

More information on how to apply for a bursary is available on the gov.uk website or from your school or college. .

Last Updated on 30 May 2016