Financial support at 16
If you are 16 years old and are continuing your education and training, you may be eligible for the following financial support below.
16 - 19 Bursary Fund provides support to young people to help you stay in education and training after 16. You can apply to your school, college or training provider.
Schools, colleges and training providers have bursary funds to help you if you’re studying or starting a course and face financial hardship.
The HOIRST grant is available for students that have been in the care of Hampshire County Council. Young people can get a grant of up to £500. Contact your support worker for more information
Care to Learn can help you with childcare costs.
The Prince’s Trust offers Development Awards of up to £180 to help young people enter education, training or work. This could help you pay for tools or equipment you might need for a job or qualification (eg. Hairdressing kit or chef’s knives), course fees, books etc…