[Annual fee of £25 will be paid by the SSA on behalf of bursary recipients.]
*Please note, submitting this application confirms applicants’ acceptance that bursaries are awarded on the basis that the recipient will complete the period of study being funded, including the formal course assessment(s), and will repay to the Society the awarded sum in full if a final assessment is not completed at the end of the period specified in the application. Students are required to submit to the Society without delay a photocopy of their completion certificate.
Please send by post a signed letter from your Line Manager to confirm organisational support of the proposed study activity.
This is essential to the processing of the application, and to ensure bursary decisions are based on accurate, up-to-date information, must be received within 90 days of your application form. The letter of support should not be longer than one side of A4, must be on headed paper, and bear the employer/volunteer supervisor’s original signature. It must cover the following three areas:
- The applicant’s ability to study at the required level, to work hard and complete the course.
- The support of the employing organisation for the required time for course attendance and related studies.
- A statement on any funding available, with specific amounts OR a statement if no local funding is available.
Applications cannot be considered until this letter is received.
Please send the supporting letter to:
SSA Bursary Administration, Temple Chambers, Russell Street, Keighley, BD21 2JP