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The City Undergraduate Young Adult Carers Bursary - 2017 entry

The City Undergraduate Young Adult Carers Bursary is for Home/UK undergraduates who have unpaid caring responsibilities. They will help look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is disabled, has a long-term illness, or misuses drugs or alcohol.

Eligibility criteria

Students should be:

  • New Home/UK undergraduates starting in 2017/18 who can demonstrate that they have unpaid caring responsibilities for someone in their family, or a friend.

Students must also be:

  • Ordinarily resident in England.
  • Residual household income equal to or less than £42,611 a year or less as assessed by Student Finance England (SFE) by 31st October 2017.
  • Aged 25 years old or younger on the 1 September 2017.


Up to £2,500 per year for a maximum of three years subject to satisfactory academic progress. This bursary will be paid in addition to any funding received through City, University of London Scholarship Programme or Lord Mayor of London Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

How to apply

If you consider yourself to be eligible for the City Undergraduate Young Adult Carers Bursary, please email Beth Taswell, Designated Member of Staff on:

For more information on the support available for Young Adult Carers, please click here.

Notification and payment

The number of bursaries available may be limited and we cannot guarantee that every student who meets the eligibility criteria will receive a bursary. Successful undergraduates will be contacted during January 2018. Payments will be made in two equal instalments in January and April each year.