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University of Plymouth - Care Leavers Bursary

General information on this scholarship

University of Plymouth
Care Leavers Bursary
Other limitation: 
Be domiciled in the UK, and have been in Local Authority care for a minimum of three months. Have proof of being in care from an official source such as a Local Authority (LA). Be a new student i.e. you do not already hold a degree Be eligible for the full maintenance grant

General Description

The University of Plymouth is proud to offer the Care Leavers Bursary. It is for students who have been in local authority for a minimum of three months. The bursary is valued at £2,000 per year.


Applicants must be new students at the University of Plymouth. They must also be from the UK. Applicants also have to show proof that they have spent at least three months in local authority care. Only undergraduate students qualify, and the applicant cannot already have a degree. The applicant must come from a low-income background where the household income is less than £40,000 a year.

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.