Estranged from Parents

To qualify for this funding, you must be able to prove you are officially estranged from your parents. If you can prove this status, you could recieve a potential award of:

  • Bursary Maintenance of £104.65 per week
  • Travel Award
  • Study Expenses
  • Tuition Fees

This award is not means tested.

Please note: if you are under 18 and in reciept of Income Support up to the age of 20 years old may qualify for an Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA).

Documents Required

It is vitally important that you provide the correct documents so you can be assessed for the correct award. 

To apply for funding, please provide the following documents:


  • Birth Certificate or Passport

Student Income:

  • Wage slip/ Benefit award 

Student Estrangement:

  • Letter from Social Work or a similar Public Body detailing estrangement

Proof of Living Circumstances:

  • i.e. Council Tax Notice, Bank Details

Bank Details:

  • Current account details