Post-16 Bursary and Other Funds
16-19 Bursary Fund – (Financial Assistance with costs of post-16 study)
Full details of the Sixth Form bursary fund, what it covers and how to apply can be found below.
Mary Smith Scholarship Fund
Students may also be eligible for a small, financial award from the Mary Smith Scholarship Fund. Students can apply to this fund for help with various vocational and career-related activities or interests every year until they are 25.
Ashby Educational Foundation
As a student or former student of Ashby School, you may also be eligible to apply to this independently-administered fund which makes awards to ‘promote the education (including social and physical training) of people under 25 who have attended a school in the Ashby area’.
The fund was established to:
Award scholarships, exhibitions, bursaries, maintenance allowances or grants at any school, university or other institution;
Provide financial assistance, outfits, clothing, tools, instruments or books to assist such persons with their education (including the study of music and other arts), to undertake travel in furtherance thereof, or to prepare for or to enter a profession, trade, occupation or service on leaving school, university or other educational establishment.
For more details, or to apply, contact email@example.com or call on: 01530 416961.
Thomas Monke Charity
Students aged under 25 living in Austrey, Measham, Shenton or Whitwick can apply to the Thomas Monke charity.
This fund can help to pay for tools, equipment, fees, books, travel or other expenses linked to your technical or vocational studies or education.
Students can apply for a grant of up to £200 by contacting the charity at firstname.lastname@example.org.