The 16-19 bursary fund is paid by the Education Funding Agency and exists to help students continue with and complete their course where they would otherwise be prohibited from doing so on financial grounds.
The Bursary is intended to help with the hardship needs of the individual students. Generally, it will be used towards essential course related cost such as books, equipment, travel, field trips, visits and other costs associated with living and learning. The school will seek to ensure that the funds available are
• Distributed fairly
• Allocated by individual need, taking into account the financial circumstances of the applicant
• Used to widen access to, and participation in, post 16 education
More information can be found in the guidance notes.