The college has funding to provide financial support for students who have the greatest financial need. Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be able to apply for a college bursary and/or free meals. Please meet the application deadlines and ensure you submit all the required evidence to speed the process of the review.
There are two parts to the bursary scheme
Student Vulnerability – This means that the student is in care, leaving care, living independently, are disabled and receive ESA/Universal credit and Disability Credit or Personal Independence Payment in their own name.
Other – Based on household income being under £23,000 – this includes whatever your family receives (salary, pension, benefits and or tax credits 2018/19) on an annual basis. Evidence will be required to support this. Students eligible for this may receive termly payments plus other payments for example, to support travel costs, contributions to residential trips etc.
Payments may be affected if attendance falls below certain levels.
Leyton Sixth Form College Bursary Handbook
The college has a scheme offering free meals to students who meet the eligibility criteria. If you are under 19 and live in a household in receipt of the following you may be eligible:
Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
National Asylum Seeker’s Support
Guarantee Element of Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit with no element of Working Tax Credit and a household income of below £16,190)