16-19 Bursary Scheme
This government scheme is available to help pupils in further education, such as the AGS Sixth Form, two sorts of financial support are available:
Discretionary awards to support young people from households with an income of less than £21,000, to help with costs such as transport, meals, books and equipment.
Bursary of £1200 to support young people in the following groups:
- Students in care
- Care leavers
- Students in receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit
- Disabled students in receipt of Employment Support Allowance who are also in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence payments.
Students who receive financial support from this scheme will be expected to comply with the school scheme guidelines and stick to the expected standards of attendance and behaviour.
The Bursary application form should be completed and returned along with the required documentary evidence by 12th September 2014.