Sixth Form

16 to 19 Bursary Fund

Support is available to eligible students from the 16 to 19 bursary fund.

We use the fund to provide students with support to fund:  

Students who wish to apply for support from the bursary fund should complete and submit an application form >.

Eligibility criteria

There are two types of 16 to 19 bursaries:

I) High priority claimants (defined vulnerable groups) who will receive bursaries of up to £1,200.

II) Discretionary bursaries awarded to claimants to meet individual needs. 

Bursaries for young people in defined vulnerable groups  

Students who meet one of the following 4 criteria below, in addition to the above age and residency criteria, can apply for a bursary for vulnerable groups of up to £1,200 per year. 

Students eligible for bursaries under this category will be given a pro-rata bursary if their study programme lasts for less than 30 weeks. 

Discretionary bursaries 

A discretionary bursary may be available to Cobham Free School students not eligible for the full bursary who meet the criteria to qualify for free school meals.  This is for those students who reside in a household whose parents/guardians are in receipt of the following;

Conditions for the receipt of bursary payments 

Payments are conditional on students meeting the following conditions in relation to their standards of attendance and behaviour: 

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