The 16-19 Bursary Fund provide financial support to help students overcome specific barriers whilst completing post 16 courses, so they can remain in education. The amount of funding available for each school to distribute through bursary funding has been determined by the government. The fund is, therefore, cash limited and it may not be possible to meet all applications for Level 3 bursaries.
To be eligible to receive a bursary, the Sixth Former must be aged 16 or over but under 19 at 31st August 2022 and satisfy the Educational and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) residency criteria.
To receive this bursary you must be:-
- A young person in care, or
- A care leaver, or
- A young person in receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit, or
A young person in receipt of :
- Criteria 1 - Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit
Criteria 2 - Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments in your own right.
If you think you are eligible for this bursary, please contact Mr Quinn.
Available for students who are registered with KCC for Free School Meals.
These students will be offered a full subsidy towards the Post 16 Travel Card if they have a travel need which will form part of this bursary.
Available for students whose total household income is less than £25,000 (evidence required).
These students will be offered a full or partial subsidy towards the Post 16 Travel Card if they have a travel need* which will form part of this bursary.
Sixth Formers are encouraged to apply for a bursary as soon as possible giving details of their specific educational costs which may include examination re-sits and re-marks, UCAS fees, school trips, books and equipment, travel to attend university interviews and open days.
All bursaries are paid subject to students meeting attendance and performance criteria, as stated on the application form.
*Distance from home to school must be more than 2 miles.
The Folkestone School for Girls
CT20 3RB United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1303 251125