|Care Leavers Scholarship
|Up to £6,625
In 2023/24, scholarships of up to £6,625 per annum will be offered to University of Gloucestershire students of Home status, who have been in local authority care in the UK.
The Care Leavers Scholarship consists of:
Note 1: The bursary can be received as discounted halls of residence fees, OR cash support for students living in private accommodation.
Eligible students will:
Scholarship awards regarding general living costs are paid directly into students’ bank accounts in three instalments;
A scholarship holder who transfers from full-time to part-time enrolment will cease to be eligible to hold the scholarship.
A student on their year-long placement (as part of a ‘sandwich’ programme) will only be entitled to the 50% fee waiver whilst on placement.
The Care Leavers Scholarship is only available to students studying on courses delivered by the University of Gloucestershire. The scholarship will be terminated for any student who ceases to be enrolled as a student of the University of Gloucestershire. If either the scholarship or enrolment are terminated for any reason, the student must repay the University any monies overpaid, based on a pro-rata calculation from the date of the termination.
The University of Gloucestershire has a dedicated Money Advice Team to offer information, advice and guidance on all aspects of student finance. They provide a confidential service to prospective and current students.