Post-16 Bursary Funding

The following information applies to students aged over 16 and under 19 on 31st August 2016 taking a full-time further education course in 2016/17.

What is the 16-19 Bursary Fund?

The fund is made available from the government through its funding body – Education Funding Agency (EFA) for 16-19 year olds – to provide assistance to students whose access to, or completion of, education is inhibited by financial constraints or barriers. The new bursary scheme has been put in place as a partial replacement for Education Maintenance Allowance.

Eligibility and further information

If you would like to find out whether you may qualify for the bursary, and which bursary for which you would like to apply, please read the following document before applying.

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How to apply

Please complete the following application form and submit that (along with copies of the relevant evidence of eligibility) to the school finance office.

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If you have any further questions, please speak to the school finance office or email finance@wrotham.kent.sch.uk