However, if institutions choose to enhance free meals funding, they must ensure they do so in a way which ensures that funding for discretionary bursaries continues to provide sufficient help to students facing the range of barriers to participation for example the cost of transport, books, equipment.
ESFA will consider if institutions that are starting to deliver education and training for ESFA for the first time need a discretionary allocation when their contract or funding agreement is generated.
There is no set limit for the amount of discretionary bursary that can be awarded to students.
Further guidance and contact details are available on GOV. If the claim is successful they will issue a funding statement which can be viewed in the SBSS portal to confirm the amount to be paid.
This can help take account of the needs and circumstances of students in the local area. Maintained special schools ESFA has previously based bursary fund allocations for maintained special schools on local authority place notifications of high needs students.
Institutions should continue to use discretionary bursary funds to provide meals to students who are not eligible for free meals but for whom the absence of regular meals is proving a barrier to their participation.
Bursaries must not be made as regular payments for living costs, as they would then be subject to the Social Security Amendment Students and Income-related Benefits Regulations Each team aims to recruit a mix of 16 to 25 year olds of different abilities and backgrounds, including employees sponsored by their employers.
Institutions must fully utilise any unspent funds for either discretionary bursary or free meals before using their new academic year allocation.
Institutions should consider any support the students is receiving from Wales before making any bursary award.
The deadline for the submission of to academic year funding claims is 31 July If the student does not comply, in particular if there are absences, they are sent a text message informing them that their bursary may be withheld.
Institutions can record either that they have seen documentation to confirm bursary fund eligibility, for example, by using an eligibility checklist, or they can retain copies of the documentation photocopies or scans.
Institutions are reminded that any student whose UC award is in place of Employment and Support Allowance must also be receiving Disability Living Allowance or its replacement, Personal Independence Payment, to be eligible for a vulnerable bursary.
Institutions will start to see students claiming vulnerable bursaries based on receiving UC instead of Income Support or the Employment and Support Allowance. Institutions must submit a funding claim form to the SBSS to draw down vulnerable student bursary funds once they have confirmed eligibility.
The evidence could be a letter or an email but must be clearly from the local authority Institutions should only submit a vulnerable bursaries funding claim to the SBSS when they have seen and verified appropriate evidence that the student is eligible.
Sending funding claims in regularly helps ESFA to monitor the number of eligible students and the funding that is required to support them.
Institutions can request a change to their bank account details by completing the BAN1s formor the BAN1a form for academies. Most students on distance learning provision do not have the kinds of costs which the bursary fund is intended to cover, for example, transport, equipment and uniforms.
Setting and publishing eligibility criteria for discretionary bursaries Institutions set their own eligibility criteria for discretionary bursaries, but must comply with the basic eligibility conditions of the scheme set out in this guide.
Institutions can insist that students awarded bursary funds spend them on travel costs, meals during the day, equipment, or any other support that has been identified as necessary to enable them to participate in education.
This could include institutions working together to identify and support eligible students, pool funds and centrally manage and administer the bursary. Funds that are carried forward cannot be added to general institution funds.Raleigh International is committed to ensuring that our Expedition programme is accessible to young people from a range of backgrounds.
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