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Bursary Information

Bursary Process For Entry 2019/20

If your parents’/guardians’ household income is less than £35,000 per year, you will be entitled to a Bursary to help with College costs. The minimum payment for 2019 will be £10.00 per week. Relevant evidence will be required as this is means tested.

If your parents’/guardians’ are in receipt of an income-based benefit, you may be entitled to free meals/snacks or drinks up to the value of £3.00 per day.

Due to the introduction of the Greater Manchester ‘Our Pass’ scheme, the College is not offering a Travel Grant option for the 2019/20 academic year.

Our Pass’ (https://ourpass.co.uk/) provides free bus travel within Greater Manchester for all 16-18 year old. However, if you use other types of Public Transport to normally attend College or live outside of Greater Manchester, funds may be available to assist you with this. Please enquire at Student Information for more details on 01204 846 215 or email misenquiries@bolton-sfc.ac.uk

Information and application forms are now available via the link below. Complete the form as soon as possible and hand into Student Information to ensure you receive financial help from the first week of term.

Bursary Application Form

Student Funding Policy and Guidance 2019-20

 

Financial Support

The College offers the following benefits to students:

  • All courses are FREE
  • Trips/educational visits that are essential for the course will be FREE
  • Other trips/educational visits may be subsidised
  • Transport to essential College-related activities will be FREE
  • Examinations will be FREE for the first entry

Funds are available to support the following:

  • Student Bursary
  • Free Meals