You will be required to download and save documents as PDFs or photocopy/scan letters and email the evidence as PDF documents. Please visit the Bursary Fund page for assistance on scanning evidence.
- If you are in care or a care leaver - The Local Authority or your Social Worker will be able to provide you with an official letter to confirm this.
- If you are receiving Income Support or Universal Credit (UC), a recent letter from the department of Work and Pensions (DWP) is required to confirm that you are entitled to the benefit(s) in your own right. Documents must not state any conditions that prevent you from participating in further education or training. For student's in receipt of Universal Credit please provide additional evidence in the form of either; a tenancy agreement in your own name, a child benefit receipt, a child's birth certificate or a recent utility bill. UC claimants should download/print off details of their award from their online account.
- If you are in receipt of either Personal Independent Payment (PIP) or Employment Support Allowance (ESA)/Universal Credit (UC) AND Disability Living Allowance (DLA). Recent letters from the department of Work and Pensions (DWP) is required to confirm the benefits you receive.
Benefits must be paid to you directly not to your parents/carers.