University of Kent
University of Kent

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55

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South England

University of Kent University of Kent

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55

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South England

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Armed Service Bereavement Scholarship
Scholarship Name Armed Service Bereavement Scholarship
Scholarship amount £1,500
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 31 January 2019

The aim of this scheme is to give the children of those who died in service and whose death was attributable to service, a scholarship to help cover some of the costs incurred in obtaining further education qualifications, university degree or higher level technical education.

The Scheme will provide a contribution towards the cost of a first undergraduate programme at a publicly-funded UK higher education institution for bereaved children of Servicemen/Women from the UK Armed Forces.

In the 2018 to 2019 academic year you can apply for up to:
- £1,500 for a further education course
- £9,250 for tuition fees and £4,950 for a Maintenance Grant for a higher education or higher level technical education course

Criteria

You can apply for help with the costs of further and higher education if all of the following are true: 

  • One of your parents died as a result of their service in the armed forces 
  • Your parent died on or after 1 January 1990 
  • You’re 16 or over and in full-time education 
  • You or a surviving parent receive bereavement benefits from the Armed Forces Compensation scheme, War Pension scheme or Armed Forces Attributable Benefits scheme

    For further information and criteria please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/afbss-form-1

How to apply

Download and fill in the bereavement scholarship scheme application: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/afbss-form-1

Post your application to the address on the form.

If you’re applying for a higher education scholarship (for example, an undergraduate degree from a UK university), also include:
- a letter from the college or university confirming that you’ve accepted their offer of a place
- proof of the fees, for example a photocopy of your tuition fees invoice

Deadline

31 January 2019

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