If you’re aged between 16 and 19 and think you might struggle with the costs of full-time education or training, you may receive a bursary.
Students most in need will be eligible to receive a bursary of £1,200 a year. This group includes:
- young people in care
- care leavers
- disabled young people who receive Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance.
After these students have received their bursary, the remaining funds will be allocated to people whose parents claim benefits such as Income Support, Job Seeker's Allowance and Working Tax Credit.
Application forms are available in September. You will need to provide evidence that proves you are eligible for a bursary. We can help you decide what you need to provide as evidence.
The William Palmer Trust
During 2012, the Trust funded between 25% - 50% towards the cost of students participating in trips as part of their Geography, Biology, PE, Sport & Leisure, Business Studies courses. A wide range of other residential educational visits were funded by the Trust and these included Alsace France, Germany, Barcelona, New York, Washington, Cumbria, Arran, Wales, Peterborough, Loughborough, Orielton, Pembrokeshire and Caernarfon.
Day visits to conferences, drama productions, galleries and concerts are part funded by the Trust who also provide Support Grants and Higher Education interview expenses to students at the College who may be struggling financially.