Care Leavers and Foyer Residents Bursary

University of Portsmouth

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£1700 for 1 year

  • Application deadline:
  • Apr - 2018
  • Award coverage:
  • Cost of Living
  • Award level:
  • All
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • This bursary is offered to eligible home (UK) full-time students, who have previously spent a significant time in care. To be eligible you must meet the following criteria: have spent a significant time (at least 13 weeks) in care, some of which was during your teens and; be currently leaving the care system (within the last 12 months) or; be defined as a 'former relevant child pursuing education' under 25 years old. You may also qualify for the bursary if you currently live in a foyer federation hostel (or equivalent).
  • Application details:
  • You should contact the Student Finance Centre at careleavers@port.ac.uk for more information and an application form.

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