Financial Support for Post 16 Students

• What is Available?

• The 16-19 Bursary

Who is eligible?

•  Students in receipt of Free School Meals

•  Students in receipt of Income support/Universal Credit in their own right

•  Students in receipt of both Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance

•  Young people in care or have just left being in care

•  Total Household income UNDER £20,000

How do I apply?

•  Bring in letters/proof of your income support or other benefits

•  Bring in the letter confirming you are in receipt of free school meals

•  Ask for an application form from Mrs Cooper in the P16 Achievement Centre

If I am eligible when will I get paid?

•  One week in arrears, and then each 4 weeks after that if you attend ALL your lessons

How do I apply for Free School Meals?

•  You cannot assume that your FSM will roll over from Year 11 into P16

•  You should check when your FSM runs out

•  You should make a new application as soon as possible if your FSM has run out or will run out soon

•  FSM application forms are available from Main Reception in college

 Bursary Policy