Answered By: Financial Guidance
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2021 Views: 0

What is the Care Leaver/ Foyer/ Estranged Student Award? 

The Care Leaver/ Foyer/ Estranged Student Award is an award which provides financial assistance to students who:

  • Are leaving a care background; OR
  • Have lived in a Foyer or other homeless project; OR
  • Are estranged from their parents (and can demonstrate this estrangement.) 

Am I eligible and how do I apply? 

Students must be a Home/UK student and meet our eligibility criteria to apply. All applicants should read the following web pages/information for full eligibility criteria and closing dates: 

You can apply by completing the Care Leaver/ Foyer/ Estranged Student Award Application Form which can be accessed via the Student Hub - Care Leaver/ Foyer/ Estranged Student Award. If you are submitting an application please ensure that you submit a complete application with all supporting documents/evidence as this will ensure that we can process your application (and pay any subsequent award) quicker.