Post 16

The 16-19 Bursary Fund

The Government has set up a bursary fund for those studying at publicly funded schools or colleges in England aged 16-19. Funds from this are allocated to schools that can then award bursaries to provide financial assistance to help with post-16 studies. If you receive a bursary, you, or SGHS, can use the money to pay for things like:

  • clothing, books and other equipment for your course (such as laptops);
  • transport and lunch on days you study or train.

The amount of the bursary could be up to £1200, depending on your circumstances.

Please read the guidance document on this page for details on eligibility and applying for a bursary. The application form can also be downloaded from this page.

Please note: Applications for the Bursary for 2020-21 will be accepted from Post-16 enrolment day on 20th August 2020. Please use the application form here for applications relating to the current year. 

For further information about this Government scheme, please see the link below:

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