Travel Bursary

At The Bedford Sixth Form, we don’t want travel costs to be a barrier stopping you from coming to study with us. That’s why we are offering all our full-time students a travel bursary worth £450 a year. This bursary is available if you are...

  • aged 16-18 on 31 August 2016
  • live more than three miles (driving distance) from The Bedford Sixth Form
  • have a household income of £30,000 or less
  • are not eligible for financial support for travel from your Local Authority.

Do I qualify? Enter your postcode online


OneLaunch Google Maps. This will open in a new window so make sure you take a note of Steps 2-3!

TwoOn the left-hand side of the page, enter your postcode in the box marked Circle
You must now choose 'by car' by selecting the car icon and then select 'Get Directions'.

ThreeIf your address is three or more miles away from The Bedford Sixth Form you will qualify for our travel bursary.

If you qualify you will receive a cash payment of £450 a year, paid in 10 monthly instalments of £45 directly to your bank account.

How to apply

Please contact 01234 291444, email studentservices@bedfordsixthform.ac.uk or download the application form directly.

Terms and conditions: we reserve the right to suspend or withdraw payments in the event of unsatisfactory attendance. The travel bursary is not open to students living less than three miles from the campus at which they are studying or those who are eligible for local authority post-16 subsidised travel.

The Travel Bursary applies for 2016-17 applicants and we cannot confirm what arrangements will be in place in following years.

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