UWE Care Leaver's Bursary for Undergraduate Students

Bristol, University of the West of England, University Of The West Of England

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£3000

    New students who meet the Care Leaver criteria for the UWE Bursary will receive £3,000 in the first year, paid in three instalments. In both your second and third years, you will receive £1,000.
  • Award type:
    • Hardship/poverty scholarship
  • Award coverage:
  • Tuition fees
  • Award level:
  • Undergraduate
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • Qualifying for maximum funding (Student finance or NHS) - You will receive maximum funding below if you meet the following criteria: - you are under 25 on 1 September and - you have been in the care of a Local Authority for at least 13 weeks around your 16th birthday and - you have not returned to live with your natural parents since leaving care and - you will have less than £25,000 taxable income. (Part-time earnings are ignored).
  • Application details:
  • Please note: Students are only eligible to receive one bursary of £3,000 even if they also fall into another priority group, such as being a carer. Continuing full-time students who received a Bursary in previous years will receive £1,000 per year. Learner Support Fund: In addition to the Bursary, you will be a priority for support from the Learner’s Support Fund if you have additional financial needs such as childcare or high travel costs. Applications are means-tested. Local Authority Funding (non-repayable): As a minimum, your Local Authority will provide at least £2,000 during your course. Some Local Authorities will provide more. How this grant is paid will depend on your Local Authority.

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