There are two elements to the fund:
Learners who are in receipt of or they are the dependent
of someone in receipt of;
An income-based benefit
A low income
can claim help with college-related expenses
The Vulnerable Bursary is an enhanced payment for learners in the following defined
Learners in care or a care leaver
Learners receiving Income Support or Universal Credit
Learners in receipt of Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit and Disability
Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments.
What could I be entitled
Assistance with travel costs for those using public transport or their own vehicle, is
available for all eligible learners.
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Care to Learn
Care to Learn is a government funded scheme offering free childcare for young learners
aged 16 to 19. Further information is available atwww.gov.uk/care-to-learn
Additional funding is also available to support learners
in exceptional or emergency situations
Student Finance on
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16-19 Bursary Fund
The 16-19 Bursary Fund provides support for young people to stay in education and
training after the age of 16. The fund offers assistance with travel expenses, meals,
specialist equipment and clothing, course trips and other associated costs.