Bursary Outline

1. Overview

You could get a bursary to help with education-related costs if you are a military veteran or the immediate family of serving military or veteran personnel that is looking to work in the Transport and Logistics sector.

The Attention to Logistics bursary will consider all of the following routes to employment:

  • Studying at a publicly funded school or college in England*
  • A university
  • A training by specialist provider
  • Unpaid work experience
  • Higher education
  • Functional skills
  • Graduate programme
  • Apprenticeships
  • In work training and development programme

*A publicly funded school or college is one that does not charge you for attending it.

Discretionary bursary

You could get a discretionary bursary if you need financial help for training that is outside of the Transport and Logistics sector.

You will still need to be a military veteran or the immediate family of serving military or veteran personnel.

What is a bursary for?

A bursary is money that you, or your education or training provider, can use to pay for things like:

  • Clothing, books and other equipment for your course
  • Transport and lunch on days you study or train
  • Specialist Training

2. What you’ll get

You could get financial support on one or two of the following support packages to get you into work if at least one of the following applies:

  • Up to £500 towards equipment to enable you to complete a course at a publicly funded college
  • Up to £300 for transport to and from a training provider
  • Up to £300 for accommodation while attending specialist training
  • Up to £3000 for specialist training course
  • Clothing for interviews

You’ll be told what evidence you need, for example your military numbers and release papers or P45.

Each case will be assessed on a individual basis

How your bursary is paid

We will decide how you get your bursary. You might be:

  • Paid in full or in instalments
  • Given things like a travel pass
  • Paid on account for accommodation and meals
  • One-off payments to cover study trips or travel for interviews

Your payments could stop if you break the rules, for example about attendance or how your bursary is used.

Application forms are held on file for 9 months unless specified at the end of the application.

3. Eligibility

You must:

  • Be a veteran
  • Immediate family of ex-military or serving personnel (eg. Partner, Spouse, Son, Daughter)
  • Meet UK residency requirements

You’ll be guided on what evidence you need, for example benefit letters.

For further support

To arrange an appointment or to request an application form please contact: Lucy@tott.co.uk

When to apply

We have 6 bursary application assessment dates in 2018 so all applications will be considered on those dates and notification of the success of the application will be within 2 weeks following the assessment date.

5. Help

If you need any help please contact Lucy-Emma Harris by emailing Lucy@tott.co.uk.