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As part of the University of Chester’s commitment to widening participation to Higher Education (HE), we are offering a Travel Bursary to support individuals who have specific characteristics typically underrepresented in HE.

The bursary is to cover travel costs for up to 2 people, totalling up to a maximum of £100, for attending the 2019 June Open Day and Interview/Audition days held at our University campuses. 

Are you Eligible?

Individuals can apply for a Travel Bursary if they are attending one of the following events:

  • Any June Open Day held at our Chester,  Warrington and University Centre Shrewbury sites in 2019
  • Undergraduate Interview/Audition Days

Eligible individuals must have applied for a full time or part time degree programme at one of our campuses and meet at least one of the criteria outlined below in order to apply:

  • Be eligible for free school meals or pupil premium
  • Looked after Children / have been in local authority care
  • Young Carer

This fund is for UK residents only. All awards are made on a discretionary basis and are subject to funding. Each case will be assessed individually.

You will need to complete the Travel Bursary Application Form as well as the Expense Claim Form.