Case Studies

 

I am 18, living in my parental home and stay three miles away from the campus I will be studying at. My parents earn £40,000.

·      You would be eligible for Bursary of £33.30 per week.

·      You will be eligible for help with travel expenses which are based on the bus routes available in your area.​

I am under 18 and living in my parental home with my parents who earn under £20,000 per year and I live four miles away from the campus I will be studying at.

·      You will be eligible for £30 per week EMA

·      You will be eligible for help with travel expenses which are based on the bus routes available in your area.​

I am under 18 living out with my parental home under the care of the local Social Work Department. I live within 2 miles of the campus I will be studying at.

You will be eligible for £30 per week EMA​

I am 18, living in my parental home and stay three miles away from the campus I will be studying at. My parents earn £55,000.

·      You will only be eligible to get your fees paid as your parents’ income is above the threshold for Bursary.​

I am aged 19 to 24 and my parental income is below £24,275.

· You will be eligible for the full bursary of £77.01 per week as your parents’ income is not above the threshold of £24275.​

I am aged 19 to 24 and my parental income is £30,123

·      You will be eligible for a bursary but there will be a parental contribution taken off.

·      The maximum bursary any one can get is £3,157.41

·      The threshold for parental income is £24,275.00

·      The difference between the income and the threshold is £ £5,848.00

·      There is a parental contribution of £ £694.78.

·      This makes your annual bursary £ £2,462.63

·      This makes your bursary £60.06 per week.​

I am aged 19 to 24 and my parental income £30,000, My sibling is in full-time education (college not school)

·      You will be eligible for a bursary but there will be a parental contribution taken off.

·      The maximum bursary anyone can get is £3,157.41

·      The threshold for parental income is £24,275.00

·      The difference between the income and the threshold is £5,725.00

·      There is a parental contribution of £340.56

·      This makes your annual bursary £2,816.85

·      This makes your bursary £68.70 per week.​

I am aged 19 to 24 and self-supporting

·      You will be eligible for the full self-supporting bursary of £97.33 per week

·      You may also get travel expenses if you stay out with a two mile radius of the campus you will be studying at.​

I am aged 25 and over and single

·      You will be eligible for the full self-supporting bursary of £ £97.33 per week

·      You may also get travel expenses if you stay out with a two mile radius of the campus you will be studying at.​

I am aged 25 and over and my partner’s income is £27,000

 

·      You will be eligible for a bursary but there will be a partner contribution taken off.

·      The maximum bursary anyone can get is £3,990.53

·      The threshold for partner income is £20,643.00

·      The difference between the income and the threshold is £6,357.00

·      There is a partner contribution of £751.33

·      This makes your annual bursary £3,239.20

·      This makes your bursary £79.00 per week.

·      You may also get travel expenses if you stay out with a two mile radius of the campus you will be studying at.​

I am aged 25 and over and single with a part-time job. I get £54 per week Working Tax Credit.

·      You will be eligible for a bursary but there will be a deduction because of your Working Tax Credit.

·      The maximum bursary any one can get is £3,990.53

·      We disregard the first £20.52 per week of your Working Tax Credit as this is unearned income then the remainder is taken off on a pound for pound basis

·      This makes your annual bursary £2,617.85

·      This makes your bursary £63.85 per week.

·      You may also get travel expenses if you stay out with a two mile radius of the campus you will be studying at.​

I am aged 25 and over and on Income Support (IS)/Employment Support Allowance (ESA). I live within two miles of the campus I will be studying at.

·      You will be eligible for your fees to be paid if you are progressing from your last year’s studies.​

I am under 25 on Income Support (IS) and stay within two miles of the campus I will be studying at.

·      You will be eligible for your fees to be paid if you are progressing from your last year’s studies.​

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