Care Leavers Package (£9,250 fee cohort)
The Care Leavers Package guarantees care leavers a bursary of up to £1,500 a year and an additional award from the Student Success Scholarship of £2,000. The bursary will be one payment of £1,500 paid in November 2019 and one of £2,000 paid following your application to the Student Success Scholarship. For students who apply before the end of November 2019 this payment will be in mid-December.
Please note this Scholarship is subject to the Bursary Guidelines.
To receive the bursary you must fulfil the following criteria:
- Be an Undergraduate UK or 'home' status student on a full time or sandwich course, paying the full fee of £9,250 either yourself or by a sponsor (i.e. NHS courses)
- You must have spent 3+ months in care in the school years including and after Year 10
- You must be aged 25 or under at the time of enrolment with the University
Your care leavers bursary will be dependent on you being eligible for the relevant level of statutory funding or NHS bursary.
How to apply
In order to access the full package you will need to apply for the Student Success Scholarship by using the link on the 'Scholarships' tab in My Student Record.
If you start your course in September 2019 and think you should have been awarded a Care Leaver Package, but have not been notified by the University by March 2020, please contact Hallam Help so that we can investigate your query further.
If you start your course in March 2020 and think you should have been awarded a Care Leaver Package, but have not been notified by the University by August 2020, please contact Hallam Help so that we can investigate your query further.