If you are aged between 16-19 years old, you might be eligible for a bursary fund, to help with education-related costs. The aim of the bursary is to ensure that students in post-16 provision, whether at a Sixth Form or College, are able to remain in education and overcome any financial barriers.
There are two different types of 16-19 bursaries available to eligible students:
You may be able to get a bursary if at least one of the following applies:
The amount you may get depends on the costs you have and what you need for your course. This might include money for books, equipment or travel costs to Sixth Form.
Students can apply and be considered for a discretionary bursary if they satisfy one of the following criteria:
When making a decision whether to provide funding for discretionary bursaries, we will take into account an individual's circumstances and finance needs.
Those who are able to demonstrate financial hardship arising from reasons other than those outlined in the above, are likely to be offered subsidised support with**:
**Please note that this list is not exhaustive.
Once you have enrolled at Kingsbury High School Sixth form, you will be able to discuss your 16-19 bursary application with our Sixth Form Administrator, as well as enquire about potential financial support.
As noted previously, applications will be considered on an individual basis. As a general guide:
Students will need to make sure that they have their own bank or Post Office account, for vulnerable or discretionary bursaries to be paid into.