Students must be long term residents of the City of Birmingham and must live within the boundaries of the City of Birmingham
If eligible, students must supply evidence that they are in receipt / have applied for a student loan
All student must demonstrate that they have applied for a Student Maintenance Loan and a Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England. All Post Graduate Students must demonstrate that they have applied for a non means-tested Student Maintenance Loan https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-register-login
Application forms must be accompanied by a report from your college/university on your progress during the previous academic year (where relevant)
Students attending their first year of college/university will be required to provide evidence from the college/university proving that they have been offered and have accepted a place on the relevant course.
Grants cheques will not be issued unless the trustees have received a tutor reference set out on college/university headed paper
All references from college/university must be provided on college/university headed paper – emails from tutors will not be accepted
Applicants must attend a short interview with the Trustees prior to any grant being considered
Only one grant per applicant can be applied for in any academic year
Grant cheques will only be issued to the student applying and not to a parent or guardian or other third party
Application forms must be completed by and signed by the person applying for the grant.