Carers Bursary

Award Applicable for Academic Year Current
Level of Study Undergraduate
Nationality UK
Mode of Study Full Time
When to apply Post enrolment, Prior to entry
Source Internal
Department/Subject specific All
College Members All Colleges
Value of Award £450 paid in 3 equal termly instalments.
General Information

Lancaster University has a Carers Bursary to contribute towards travel costs for students who have caring responsibilities for a family member. To qaulify, you must be living in Lancaster and be travelling to care for that person who lives outside of the Lancaster/Morecambe area.



Application Procedure


To meet eligibility for the Student Carers Bursary, students must be able to provide evidence of their Caring responsibility. Please supply evidence with the completed application form to support this. If you have a recent statement that you are a Carer you can use this. Otherwise we would accept a letter signed by a medical professional (GP or specialist) satisfying the following criteria:

  • Printed on headed paper
  • Dated within the last 12 months
  • Includes a timeframe of relevance
  • Confirm the ill/disabled family member’s relationship to the student
  • Confirm the illness/disability of the family member


Please submit the above, with a completed Carers Bursary Application Form to Student Funding



Application Deadline

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