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Care Leavers bursary

care leaversWe offer bursaries worth £5,000 for each academic year to full-time students from England, who are assessed as care leavers.

The £5,000 is paid as a cash award in three instalments over the academic year.

To be eligible for this bursary, you must be applying for a full-time undergraduate degree commencing in 2018, be aged between 18 and 25 and assessed as a care leaver.

How do I apply?

There are strict guidelines that must be followed to receive this support and supporting documentation will be required. If you think you may be eligible, please contact the Bursary and Scholarship team on student-enquiries@royalholloway.ac.uk  or 01784 414240.

Additional information

You must be aged between 18 and 25 and be assessed as a care leaver (a person who has been looked after by the state for at least 13 weeks since the age of 14, and who was in care on their 16th birthday).

In addition, you must:

  • Be from England
  • Have a Student Finance England verified family income of £25,000 per year or less
  • Be in receipt of a full government maintenance loan
  • Be paying at least £9,000 tuition fees.

Contact us

If you have any queries please contact student-enquiries@royalholloway.ac.uk


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