Application Form for 16-19 Bursary Scheme for 2022-2023

    Please note that all applications for funding must be submitted electronically to 16-19bursary@cowleysthelens.org.uk. Applications with no evidence or insufficient evidence will be returned to the sender requesting further information. Applications and documentation must all be sent in one email with numerous attachments, please do not send numerous emails containing your application form and evidence, this may result in your form being returned to you asking for further evidence and delaying the assessment process. Please do not use this email address for general funding queries, it is for the submission of application forms only. Any queries you have with regards to funding, please contact the main college switch board (01744 678 030) where they will give you options of how to contact us regarding any queries you may have. Please bear with us during our busy periods, especially at the start of the academic year, applications may take up to 4 weeks to assess during these periods.

    All fields marked with * must be completed.

    1. Document needed: Letter or email from care home/social worker/local authority
    2. Documents needed: either copies of the benefits paperwork or last 3 months' Universal Credit award notice
    3. Documents needed: either copies of the benefits paperwork or last 3 months' Universal Credit award notice

    Please upload your supporting documents below. The supporting documents will be stored securely and will only be used for the purpose of assessing eligibility for the Bursary Fund. Documents will be retained for six years in line with ESFA guidance. Files supported: PDF, JPEG/PNG, Word documents (.doc or .docx).

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    1. Documents needed: Last 3 months' Universal Credit award notice or latest Tax Credit award, AND P60 (tax year ending April 2022) or the last 3 months' pay slips or evidence of self-employed earnings for the 2021/2022 tax year
    2. Documents needed: Last 3 months' Universal Credit award notice or latest Tax Credit award, AND P60 (tax year ending April 2022) or the last 3 months' pay slips or evidence of self-employed earnings for the 2021/2022 tax year

    Please upload your supporting documents below. The supporting documents will be stored securely and will only be used for the purpose of assessing eligibility for the Bursary Fund. Documents will be retained for six years in line with ESFA guidance. Files supported: PDF, JPEG/PNG, Word documents (.doc or .docx).

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    By submitting this form, I and my parents declare that all information I have provided in support of this application for the Bursary is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if false or incomplete information is submitted which results in an overpayment, all future payments will be stopped and Cowley Sixth Form College will seek repayment of payments made. The matter may also be referred to the Education and Skills Funding Agency and/or the police, with the possibility of facing prosecution. I undertake to notify Cowley Sixth Form College in writing of any changes to the information provided, which may affect my eligibility for the Bursary.*

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    All payments/funding will be subject to the following:
    a) They must maintain 100% attendance each week to be eligible for payment
    b) There must be no unauthorised absences during the school day or persistent lateness
    c) Work submissions must be up-to-date
    d) They must maintain acceptable levels of behaviour, as outlined in the Sixth Form College Charter (no 3 or 4 marks on registers)

    The bursary may with withdrawn if any of the above are not satisfactory.

    In accordance with the Education Funding Agency 16-19 Bursary Fund Guidelines for 2022-23 – best practice, Cowley Sixth Form College will be paying all bursaries ‘in kind’ rather than cash. For example, providing funding for transport, food, compulsory curriculum trips/visits, provision of stationery boxes each term, curriculum materials and equipment - textbooks, revision guides, funding for UCAS applications, attendance at university interviews.