Bristol Standalone Bursary

Funding for care leavers, estranged students and bereaved students.

Awards of £1,500 are available each year to UK, full-time, undergraduates who are under 25 years old at the start of their course.


You can apply if you are:

  • A current home UK, full-time, undergraduate, studying for your first degree
  • A care leaver or are estranged from your parents or have no living parents
  • Starting or continuing your studies in the 2023/24 academic year.
  • Under 25 on 1 September at the start of your course

Read the full terms and conditions.

How to apply

Applications for the 2024/25 academic year open in September 2024.

Current students who meet the eligibility criteria above and who have not previously applied should complete the Bristol Standalone Bursary online application form.

Previous student recipients of the bursary should refer to the terms and conditions for information on bursary renewal.

Contact if you have any questions.


The deadline for new applications for a bursary in the 2023/24 academic year is 31 July 2024.

Further details

Additional information and support is provided by Stand Alone.

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