Bursary Application

APPLICATION FOR A BURSARY TO ATTEND AN EDUCATIONAL COURSE

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BURSARY BUDGET IS LIMITED. APPLICANTS MUST CONFIRM THAT THEY HAVE SOUGHT FUNDING FROM THEIR EMPLOYER AND BEEN UNABLE TO OBTAIN FUNDS BEFORE APPLYING FOR A BURSARY.

THE QUALITY OF YOUR APPLICATION IS VERY IMPORTANT. PLEASE GIVE CLEAR AND DETAILED ANSWERS.

ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED, EVEN WHERE NEGATIVE. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

ARE YOU USING THE LATEST VERSION OF THIS FORM? OLDER VERSIONS CANNOT BE CONSIDERED – CHECK WEBSITE BEFORE SUBMITTING

Please give details of the most recent of any studies undertaken when in receipt of an SSA bursary:

Please give details of the most recent of any studies undertaken, whether SSA-supported or not:

Please give details of the qualification you are studying for.

REASONS FOR PROPOSED STUDY

Please state what funding is available from your employing body;

*Please note, submitting this application confirms applicants’ acceptance that bursaries are awarded on the basis that the recipient will complete the period of study being funded, including the formal course assessment(s), and will repay to the Society the awarded sum in full if a final assessment is not completed at the end of the period specified in the application. Students are required to submit to the Society without delay a photocopy of their completion certificate.

Please send by post a signed letter from your Line Manager to confirm organisational support of the proposed study activity.

This is essential to the processing of the application, and to ensure bursary decisions are based on accurate, up-to-date information, must be received within 90 days of your application form. The letter of support should not be longer than one side of A4, must be on headed paper, and bear the employer/volunteer supervisor’s original signature. It must cover the following three areas:

  • The applicant’s ability to study at the required level, to work hard and complete the course.
  • The support of the employing organisation for the required time for course attendance and related studies.
  • A statement on any funding available, with specific amounts OR a statement if no local funding is available.

Applications cannot be considered until this letter is received.

Please send the supporting letter to:

SSA Bursary Administration, Temple Chambers, Russell Street, Keighley, BD21 2JP

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