Care Leavers' Bursary

Writtle University College

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • £1,500
  • Award coverage:
  • Varies, Accommodation, Books, Cost of Living
  • Award level:
  • Undergraduate
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Applicants for the bursary must be registered Writtle College students and have started a Higher Education course in September 2015. They must be UK residents under the age of 25 and be able to demonstrate that they have been “looked after” for at least 13 weeks since the age of 14 and in Local Authority care on their 16th birthday. Students are required to apply for their full student support entitlement. No application form is required for this bursary but evidence that they are care leavers will be required. For more information call our Admissions department on 01245 424200 or email admissions@writtle.ac.uk.
  • Application details:
  • Writtle College understands the difficulties care leavers can face. This is why the College offers the Care Leavers' Bursary which aims to enable and encourage students who live in or have lived in care to pursue their undergraduate studies. The bursary consists of a £1,500 payment per year of study towards living and learning expenses for the standard duration of the course at Writtle and will be paid subject to satisfactory academic progress. Part-time students will receive the bursary on a pro-rata basis. Applicants for the bursary must be registered Writtle College students and have started a Higher Education course in September 2015. They must be UK residents under the age of 25 and be able to demonstrate that they have been “looked after” for at least 13 weeks since the age of 14 and in Local Authority care on their 16th birthday. Students are required to apply for their full student support entitlement. No application form is required for this bursary but evidence that they are care leavers will be required. For more information call our Admissions department on 01245 424200 or email admissions@writtle.ac.uk.