debs626 wrote: »
She's at school at the moment (about to take gcse's) and gets free school meals because I'm a single parent on JSA
I was asking if anyone knew if she would qualify for funds from the bursary ? .... under our present circumstances
Taiko wrote: »
Akom, were your fees upfront, like the old style students (fee loans only came in in 2006, after all. Anyone before that had to pay their fees upfront).
mark61120 wrote: »
This criteria of 'Free school meals' is being bandied about a lot lately as being a catch all for children from poorer backgrounds (such as university fee reduction).
I am separated (and was unfortunately, made redundant and am on income-based jsa) and my son lives with his mother who only earns £12000 a year. She receives child tax credits and so he does not get free school meals as this is factored into the child tax credit.
It appears that he and children in his situation will fall through a gap and receive nothing.
linbow wrote: »
Hi i am alittle confussed with wots going on !! :money:
i am on benifits at the moment due to ill health and my daughter has been at college for 2 years and getting the £30 ema a week.
she will be in her final year starting in september so will she still get ema. ??
and my son starts his first year at college in septmeber so will he get the replacement ema??
how do you apply for it ??
would be grateful of any help.
If you plan to get a place via 'clearing'
Lower your band & save £1,000s
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