This article will inform you of the support available to students who are care leavers or who have lived in sheltered accommodation before coming to university.
Care Leavers’ Bursary
The University of Portsmouth is committed to ensuring that students leaving care are supported in their application to higher education and throughout their time at university. If you have been in care or looked after by a Local Authority you may be entitled to our additional support package which includes:
To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:
You may also qualify for the bursary if you currently live in a foyer federation property (or equivalent).
For further information and to apply for the bursary please contact the Student Finance Centre.