Care Leaver and Foyer Bursary

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£1000 for 3 years

    The Care Leaver and Foyer Bursary comprises an award of £1,000 per year to students who have previously lived in care or a foyer. The funding is non-repayable and the bursary holder is free to choose how you spend it
  • Award type:
    • Parental Scholarship
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • Undergraduate
  • Number of awards:
  • Various
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • This bursary is given to full-time ‘home’ undergraduate students aged under 25 years at the start of their course, who are eligible for Student Finance England funding. Care leavers will need to enclose a letter from their social worker, caseworker or Home manager confirming that they are a ‘care leaver’. The letter should be on headed paper and give full contact details of the professional writing the letter. It should confirm the student’s full name and date of birth, the dates they were in care, and it should also confirm what funding, if any, they will be receiving from their local authority. Foyer residents will need to provide a letter which has been signed off by their foyer key worker or foyer manager.
  • Application details:
  • New entrant care leavers and foyer residents should fully complete the application form and return it with all requested evidence to SMART

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