Allerton High School, Leeds
West Yorkshire LS17 7AG

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What is the Bursary Fund?

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is designed to help support young people who face the greatest financial barriers to participation in education and training. The fund is split into 2 parts:-

1 - Vulnerable Bursary

A Vulnerable Bursary is available to all learners who fall into one of the vulnerable groups identified below and are eligible to receive £1,200 a year:

  • Young people in care
  • Care leavers
  • Young people in receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit
  • Young people in receipt of Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit and Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments.

2 - Discretionary Bursary

Allerton High School will award bursaries to learners whose family’s household income falls below £25,000 per year.

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for the fund, learners must:

  • Be aged under 19 years of age on 31 August 2019
  • Be aged 19 or over on 31 August 2019 and have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
  • Be aged 19 or over on 31 August 2019 and be continuing on a study programme that began when you were 16-18
  • Have been resident in the UK or EEA for three years preceding 31 August (verified before enrolment)
  • Be enrolled on a government funded course
  • Meet the financial criteria – have a household income of less than £25,000 per annum.

How do I apply?

 Complete the 16-19 Bursary Fund application form below. More details can be found in the policy document below 

 Submit your application form to Mrs Brookes in the Post 16 Office.

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