Please read these notes carefully before completing this application form. If you do not understand any of the points, or would like further information, please speak to L Strickland, Senior Administrator. She can be contacted via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
There are 3 different funds available, the details of which are as follows:
1. Guaranteed Bursary. To be eligible, YOU as the learner, must fulfil one of the following criteria:
be living in care
be a care leaver
be in receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit
be in receipt of Disabled Living Allowance and Employment Support Allowance or PIP (Personal Independence Payment)
Please note: the benefit must be in your name, NOT your parent(s)/guardian(s). You will be eligible for a Bursary of up to £1,200 a year, paid in instalments – subject to full attendance.
2. Discretionary Bursary. To be eligible you must have a household income of under
£16,190 (before tax)
You will be eligible for help with transport and essential course materials
3. Free College Meals
You may be entitled to Free College Meals if you or your parents are in receipt of certain benefits, see Part 4
Proof of Income
Please provide documentary evidence of pre-tax household income including self-employed earnings. Any one of the following will be sufficient:
P60(s) – Proof of income (before tax) for previous year (copies not originals)
Last 3 months or 12 weeks’ pay slips (copies not originals)
Official letter / confirmation from your employer outlining
Photocopies of recent official letter(s) from the relevant Benefit Agencies (copies not originals)
It is essential to include evidence of the information provided within this section.
Your form will be returned if this information is not forwarded with your application form.