GUARANTEED BURSARIES

Learners aged 16 to 18 (at the start of the academic year) could be eligible for a bursary of up to £1200 a year if they are:

  • Young People in care

  • Care leavers 

  • Young People who are living with foster parents  on Income Support or Universal Credit because they are financially supporting themselves or financially supporting themselves and someone who is dependent on them and living with them such as child or partner.

  • Disabled young people in receipt of Personal Independence Payments and Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit 

 

WHAT IS THE STUDENT BURSARY?

The student bursary is intended to help learners at Achieve Training  overcome financial obstacles.

Awards from the bursary will be used towards essential course-related costs such as travel, meals, equipment, uniform/clothing, trips and other costs associated with learning. Discretionary awards will be subject to sufficient funds being available.

 

WHAT ARE DISCRETIONARY BURSARIES? 

These are available for learners aged 16-18 (at the start of the academic year) who face genuine financial barriers to staying on in education and training to help with costs such as transport to Achieve Training, work placements and interviews, meals, field trips, workwear,
uniforms and equipment.


Learners living with parent(s)/carer(s)/guardian(s) OR who live with a spouse/partner who is in receipt of any of the eligible benefits in our bursary policy document.

 

ELIGIBILITY

You can check your eligibility for our Student Bursary or our Discretionary Bursaries by downloading our Bursary policy below. 

If you are still unsure about your eligibility you can always speak to a member of our team or your caseworker. 

 

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BURSARY APPLICATION

To make a bursary application click the application link below and follow the instructions.