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 October/November 2018 and one of £2,000 February 2019.

Please note this Scholarship is subject to the Bursary Guidelines.

Eligibility

 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

The University will contact you if you are eligible.

If you start your course in September and think you should have been awarded a Care Leaver Package, but have not been notified by the University by March, please contact Hallam Help on hallamhelp@shu.ac.uk so that we can investigate your query further.

If you start your course in March and think you should have been awarded a Care Leaver Package, but have not been notified by the University by August, please contact Hallam Help on hallamhelp@shu.ac.uk so that we can investigate your query further.