Financial Support for 16-18 year olds

College bursary schemes

Download the 16-18 bursary application form at the bottom of this page to apply and for specific details regarding eligibility for each bursary. Any payment is subject to 92% attendance and adherence to the college Code of Conduct.  Find out more about the range of bursaries available.

Ways to send your form to us

Please return your completed and signed bursary application form  in person, with copies of all required documentation. 
If you would like to post your application, send it to:

Activate Learning - c/o Student Finance team, Banbury and Bicester College, Broughton Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9QA - 0800 612 6008

We advise that you send postal applications by Recorded or Special Delivery and only include photocopies, not original documents.

Alternatively, you can send your completed form to and attach scanned copies of any evidence required.

Funds are limited and cannot be guaranteed, so applications will be processed in order of the date the completed application was received in. We strongly recommend that you submit your application before Monday 3 September, as applications received after this date may not be processed within our standard timescales. Bursary payments will not be backdated for applications made after the start of your course.

If you are not satisfied with how your bursary application has been handled or you want to appeal a decision, please write to the Group Advice and Admissions Manager using the address above.

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Ask our Enquiries & Admissions team by email or call on 01344 868600

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