Care Experienced and Estranged Students Bursary

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£1,000 for each year of study on your undergraduate programme at Goldsmiths.

Number available


Year of entry


Eligibility criteria

You must meet the general eligibility criteria and regulations. You must also:

  • Have been in care or kinship care in the UK at some point in your life up to the age of 18, be estranged from your parents or legal guardians (and under 25 at the start of the programme) or be an unaccompanied asylum-seeking child
  • Be eligible for Home fees
  • Be holding an offer of undergraduate (or non-salaried PGCE) study from Goldsmiths.

Application deadlines

Applications for 2023 will be opening in February. Please check back for more details.

How to apply

To allow us to check your eligibility for the bursary, please complete this simple information form. If you have any questions or unsure about anything please contact the Scholarships Team at scholarships ( 

You will then automatically be awarded the bursary. The award will be paid after you have enrolled on your programme.

Payments will normally be made via the Higher Education Bursaries and Scholarships Scheme (HEBSS). You may need to provide bank details in order for the payment to be received.

You don't need to reapply for this bursary once you have been awarded.

Find out more about Goldsmiths scholarships and bursaries regulations.