Care Leavers Bursary

Students starting at UCS in September 2014 who have previously lived in local authority care, are eligible to apply for a Care Leavers Bursary. Successful applicants will receive a £500 bursary in each year of study at UCS (dependent on successful progression and still meeting eligibility criteria)

To be eligible for a UCS Care Leavers Bursary, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be a new student to UCS in 2014/15
  • Be studying full time towards a Foundation or Bachelor degree
  • Be paying tuition fees of £7,500 (Foundation degree) or £8,500 (Bachelor degree)
  • Be in the first year of your course
  • Have lived in Local Authority Care 
  • Living in the UK

An application form will be available on the Applicant Portal and the closing date for applications will be 1st December 2014.