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Care Leavers Bursary

If you are a student either in care, or who has left care, you may be eligible for our Care Leavers Bursary.


Students who declare in their UCAS application that they are in care.

Amount awarded

Up to £3,000. This payment may be paid in addition to the Cardiff University Bursary.

How to apply

If you have specified on your UCAS application that you are a care leaver, we will invite you to apply for this bursary if you meet the terms and conditions. Alternatively, you may download and complete an application form from the student intranet after enrolment.

Find out more

For more details about this award, please contact the Bursaries and Scholarships team.

Bursaries and Scholarships