The College of West Anglia

Bursary Funds

If you are studying on a full-time further education course at the King’s Lynn campus, you may be able to apply for a cash bursary of £250 or £500 to help with the cost of studying.

There are two bursary funds, each with different eligibility criteria based on household income.

 

East Coast Community Fund Bursary Fund: 20 x £250 cash bursaries

You must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to apply:

  • Be aged at least 16 on 1 September 2017
  • Be studying at the King’s Lynn campus on a full-time vocational or A level course (excludes higher education and apprenticeships)
  • Have an attendance level of at least 80% of timetabled lessons
  • Be living in a family with an annual household income* of between £25,000 & £30,000
  • Not be in receipt of any financial support from the college’s main learner support fund

*If you are aged 16-18, household income means the combined income of the parents / carers you live with. If you are aged 19 or older, household income refers to your own income plus the income of your spouse or co-habiting partner but does not include parental income if you are living with parents.

You must provide evidence of income. Acceptable forms of evidence include P60 for last tax year or salary slips for 3 consecutive months.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply, please complete the application form and send it with income evidence to Ian Holyfield by 12pm on Wednesday 13 December 2017. Please send copies of any evidence as we are unable to return any documents.

 

Earle & Stewart Charitable Trust Bursary Fund: 20 x £500 cash bursaries

You must be

  • Be aged at least 16 on 1 September 2017
  • Be studying at the King’s Lynn campus on a full-time vocational or A level course (excludes higher education and apprenticeships)
  • Have an attendance level of at least 80% of timetabled lessons

If you are aged 16-19, you must also satisfy one of the following:

  • Be living in a family with a household income* of less than £25,000 OR
  • Be in receipt of income support (in your name) OR
  • Be living in care or a ‘care leaver’ OR
  • Be disabled and in receipt of both Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance

If you are aged 19 or older, you must satisfy one of the following:

  • Have a household income*of less than £25,000 OR
  • Have a household income* of less than £30,000 but do not qualify for fee remission for your course (ie you paid full course fees)

*If you are aged 16-18, household income means the combined income of the parents / carers you live with. If you are aged 19 or older, household income refers to your own income plus the income of your spouse or co-habiting partner but does not include parental income if you are living with parents.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply, please complete the application form and send it with relevant income evidence to Ian Holyfield by 12pm on Wednesday 13 December 2017. Please send copies of any evidence as we are unable to return any documents.