Under 25 and self-supporting
If you are under 25 and self-supporting, you could receive a potential award:
- Bursary Maintenance of £113 per week
- Travel Award*
- Study Expenses
- Tuition Fees
This award is means tested on your unearned income - for instance, Working Tax Credits.
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
- Wage slip/ Benefit award
Student Financial Independence:
- Three full financial years of income over £3,500 each year i.e. three P60s or Statement of Earnings
Proof of living circumstances:
- i.e. Council Tax Notice, Bank Details
National Entitlement Card Scheme - Young Person's Free Bus Travel (all under 22 year olds)
All students under the age of 22 years are now entitled to apply for free bus travel. Find out more and apply for the young persons free bus travel scheme.