The amount of funding available for each school to distribute through bursary funding has been determined by the government.  The fund is, therefore, cash limited and it may not be possible to meet all applications for Level 3 bursaries. 

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a bursary, the Sixth Former must be aged under 19 on 31st August 2017 and satisfy the Educational Funding Agency (EFA) residency criteria.

Level 1 Bursaries - £1,200

To receive this bursary you must be: 

- A young person in Care

- A Care leaver

- A young person in receipt of income support  

- A disabled young person in receipt of Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance.

- If you think you are eligible for this bursary, please contact Mr Buckley.

Level 2 Bursaries - up to £650

Students who are registered with KCC for Free School Meals 

These students will have already been offered a £300 subsidy towards the Post 16 Travel Card if they have a travel need which will form part of this bursary.

Level 3 Bursaries – up to £550

Students whose total household income is less than £25,000 (evidence required). 

These students may have already been offered a £200 subsidy towards the Post 16 Travel Card if they have a travel need (see KCC criteria) which will form part of this bursary.

Sixth Formers are encouraged to apply for a bursary as soon as possible giving details of their specific educational costs which may include examination re-sits and re-marks, UCAS fees, School trips, equipment, travel and transport to university open days.

Terms and Conditions

All bursaries are paid subject to students meeting attendance and performance criteria, as stated on the application form.

Contact

The Folkestone School for Girls

Coolinge Lane

Folkestone, Kent

CT20 3RB United Kingdom

 

Tel: +44 (0) 1303 251125