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Care leavers

Leeds Trinity University > Care leavers
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Leeds Trinity University wants every individual to be able to go to university. We get to see our graduates go on to life-changing opportunities and face new challenges head-on. Our additional support for young people helps full-time care leavers that are considering university as the next step. ​

Help and support

Leeds Trinity's Student Recruitment team offer care leavers an enhanced package of advice and guidance throughout the admissions process and while studying with us. We provide:

Fees and funding for 2017-18

Care Leaver's Bursary

Leeds Trinity offers a Care Leavers Bursary of £1,000 per year for all of our undergraduate courses​. To qualify you must meet the following criteria:

  • be a UK or EU student on a full-time or sandwich course
  • be paying the tuition fees yourself or with the help of a sponsor
  • have a former relevant care leaver status according to the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000
  • be aged 25 or under at the time of your course enrolment
  • be receiving a full maintenance support package in the relevant academic year

Academic Achievement Awards

Leeds Trinity recognises and rewards hard work. We give away a £1,000 payment for high-achieving students starting a full-time honours undergraduate course in September 2018 through our Academic Achievement Award. 

You'll be eligible to receive the award if you've achieved AAB at A level or the equivalent over three awards. There is no need to apply for the bursary as it will be automatically administered for all eligible students. ​

Leeds Trinity Bursary​

​​​​​​You may be eligible for a Leeds Trinity Bursary. The Leeds Trinity Bursary is a cash award of £1,000 for the second year for all eligible students with a household income of £25,000 or less.

More details are available from Student Finance​

Contact us

You can always contact our Care Leaver Co-ordinator with questions and enquiries on +44 (0) 113 283 7186 or email