Scholarships Need-based
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Carers Bursary

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500 GBP
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 


Scholarship type

Need based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offer a range of support and services to help all students, but especially if you need a little extra assistance, because you are a carer for someone. 

Applicable programmes


Support offered includes a Bursary and a Carers Support Plan so that academics are aware of the circumstances and adjustments can be implemented if required. The bursary will be paid as a lump sum in one instalment for that year.

The scholarship offers a £500 amount, to help you with your studies


  • A carer is defined as “anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.
  • A carer is not a parent, unless they are caring for a disabled child, nor does it include caring responsibilities as part of a voluntary placement or paid work (e.g. child/pet minding) whether inside or outside the student’s course.”

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

Once you have enrolled onto your course you may access the online application on the Student Hub.

You will need to provide evidence of your circumstances. The deadline for applying is 9 months after the start of the academic year in which you apply to your course, e.g. if your course starts in September, you need to apply before the end of May of that academic year.


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