For further information please contact Student Financial Support team in the Carrington Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights Reading, RG6 6UA.
Telephone +44 (0) 118 378 5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
One final thing, we would like to introduce you to our online e-learning platform Blackbullion. You can log on to gain access to interactive, bite-sized financial lessons, helping you to master your money from pre-enrolment to graduation and beyond. Topics include budgeting, savings and debt management alongside a Student Loan repayment calculator.
Find out more at www.reading.ac.uk/blackbullion
How to apply
You do not need to apply for this Bursary but you should contact the Student Financial Support team and provide written confirmation of your care experienced or estrangement status from your care/key worker, personal adviser or local council.
What is the bursary worth
This Bursary provides up to £1,000 in each academic year of your course. Students who commenced their studies in the 2014/15 academic year will be entitled to £1,000 in the first year of study and £500 thereafter and it is available (dependent on eligibility) for for the duration of your course.
Who is eligible to apply
UK Undergraduate students - you must be a current student at the University and meet our definition of a Care Experienced or Estranged student to qualify. Available to students of any subject.
In order to be considered for this Bursary you must meet our definition of a Care Experienced or Estranged student: someone who has spent time in the care of their local authority/had experience of the care system. Is registered on a full-time undergraduate course, is classed as a Home student and who is under the age of 25 at the start of their course,