16-19 Vulnerable Student Bursary
A Vulnerable Student Bursary of £1,200 a year is made by the ESFA and paid as 4 payments across the academic year by Strood Academy to students studying within the Sixth Form who apply for the bursary and meet the eligibility criteria set out by the ESFA.
16-19 Discretionary Bursary
A Discretionary Bursary may also be available to young people who do not meet any of the criteria for the above bursaries but are still in need of financial support from any remaining funds. This bursary is available to young people aged 16 to 19 to help with travel to school, equipment, books, essential trips, exam resits or attending HE interviews. The amount is dependent on funding availability and number of applicants.