Bursary

The 16-19 Bursary Fund

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is a scheme to help young people facing financial hardship to stay in full time education. It replaces the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) Scheme.

More information can be found on the Gov.uk website

For eligible students the fund can help towards the cost of essential course related costs such as travel to school, equipment, books, essential trips, school clothing and attending university/job interviews. It applies to expenses during the current academic year.