Care Leavers Bursary

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£1000 for 1 year

    The bursary is set at a maximum of £1,000 pa.
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies
  • Award level:
  • All
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • This bursary is available to students who have been looked after by any local authority or foster carers. To be eligible, students must be under the age of 25. A student who has been in care since the age of 14 must have been in care for no less than 6 months. A student who has been in care from the age of 16 must have been in care for no less than 3 months. A student who has been irreconcilably estranged from parents or guardians between the age of 16 and leaving school or FE College is also eligible.

Awards from this institution

Cardiff Community Endowment Fund
The Cardiff Community Endowment Fund provides education bursaries for individuals in need e.g. course fees (where assistance is not otherwise available) and grants towards the costs of course materials and activities. for 1 Academic year
Postgraduate Scholarships
per year for 1 year only Awards will be allocated against tuition fees for 1 Academic year
Student Union Sports Scholarship
1000 The scholarship can be up to £1,000. Sport Scholarships are supported by Spire Healthcare. for 1 Academic year
Study First Award
1000 The package provides financial help toward accommodation, travel, food, books, photocopying, and other on-site expenses and is worth over £1,000 per year. for 1 Academic year
Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award
2000 The award is worth up to £2000, paid as a contribution towards accommodation or travel costs and to help with day to day expenses such as food or printing.
Undergraduate Sport Scholarship Award (Level 1 Platinum)
Year 1: £6500 for accommodation or tuition fees and Year 2 & 3: £2000 for accommodation. For each year: Catering/campus allowance: £500, Cash: £ 700 and Private Medical Insurance.