16-19 Bursary Fund

The Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School 16-19 Bursary Fund is designed to help and support students who face financial barriers to participation in their education, such as costs of travel to school, books, meals, equipment, UCAS applications, field trips, payments for meals from CCVI cafeteria (if not receiving FSM) and other course related costs.

There are 2 types of 16-19 bursary:

1. Vulnerable Bursary

This bursary award is £1,200 per academic year. It’s awarded to students who are:

  • in care 
  • care leavers 6
  • receive Income Support, or Universal Credit. because they are financially supporting themselves or financially supporting themselves and someone who is dependent on them and living with them, such as a child or partner 
  • receiving Disability Living Allowance DLA) or Personal Independence Payments (PIP) in their own right as well as Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit in their own right.


2. Discretionary Bursary 

The discretionary bursary is available to Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School students who are not eligible for the full vulnerable bursary. The table below details the 3 discretionary bursary categories.

The school is given a sum for the bursary fund each year by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (EFSA). The amount of bursary awarded to each student will depend upon the sum given to the school and the total number of successful applicants. 

Application Form

Guidance Notes