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Helping you with childcare costs      

If you’re a parent under 20, the Student Bursary Support Service can help you with the cost of childcare while you study. 

The scheme is available for publicly funded courses in England and includes: 

  • Colleges and sixth form colleges 
  • Schools, academies and sixth forms in schools 
  • Training providers. 

We can help you to:

Apply for the
right funding

From the options available

Get support to cover childcare fees 

To help you every week 

Pay for equipment
or travel

And other help if needed 

Does this apply to you?

If you are under 20 and can answer ‘yes’ to both statements, then we are here for you:

  • I’m the main carer of my child and studying for an eligible course

  • I live in England and I’m using an eligible childcare provider.

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We've already helped thousands of people
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“They helped me kickstart my education whilst supporting my childcare and travel costs. I'm now looking forward to what the future might bring.