The Care Leavers Package guarantees care leavers the maximum award of up to £2,000 from the Student Success Scholarship (SSS), as well as a bursary of up to £1,500 per year. Normally the bursary of £1,500 will be paid in November and the SSS award of £2,000 will be paid the following February. This is subject to submitting an application to the Student Success Scholarship.
Be an undergraduate UK or 'home' fee status student on a full time or sandwich course
Be paying the fee of £9,250 (or in receipt of a tuition fee loan to cover this amount or have a sponsor to cover this amount)
Have spent three or more months in care in the school years including and after year ten
Be aged 25 or under at the time of enrolment with the University
Be eligible for the relevant level of statuory funding
Submit an application to the Student Success Scholarship
How to apply
Submit an application for the Student Success Scholarship by going to the the 'Scholarships' tab on My Student Record. We will also contact you directly to ask that you complete an additional form.
If you start your course in September and think you should have been awarded the Care Leavers Package, but have not been notified by the University by March 2022, please contact Hallam Help to let us know.
If you start your course in March 2022 and think you should have been awarded the Care Leavers Package, but have not been notified by the University by August 2022, please contact Hallam Help to let us know.