This funding can be used by students to support their studies, and can be used to purchase:

  • Travel to and from sixth form (bus/ train tickets)
  • Study guides and textbooks
  • Laptops
  • Printers and ink
  • Stationary
  • Clothing (adhering to the dress code)

Guidance regarding what the 16-19 bursary fund is, what you are entitled to and how to claim can be found here: 16 to 19 Bursary Fund: Overview - GOV.UK (

Applications for the 16-19 bursary fund will be made and managed via our online portal: Fortis Academy (