Post-16 Bursary and Other Funds
16-19 BURSARY FUND – (Financial Assistance with costs of post-16 study)
The following information may help parents to recognise whether their son/daughter would be eligible for financial support from the Bursary if they are joining 6th Form.
Young people in care/young people in receipt of Income Support/Universal Credit and disabled young people in receipt of Employment Support Allowance who are also in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.
This is for student who are entitled to free school meals. These students will receive several monthly payments.
Other students may be eligible for Bursary B at the discretion of the Director of Post 16 Studies.
Bursary C – This may be for you!
There is a limited allocation of money which can be used to help students whose financial circumstances are a barrier to their education. This may be used to provide or make a contribution towards resources for learning, school trips, visits, revision books, travel/bus pass etc. If there are any financial difficulties at home you may be eligible.
If you feel you may be eligible please contact Joanne Warriner for further advice on: (01530) 413748 Ext 344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (All enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence).
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
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, calling 01283 702129 or writing to the following address:
Mr C. P. Kitto
29 Blacksmiths Lane
Burton on Trent