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Child Care Bursary

If you have are struggling with the costs of study and childcare, then we want to help you to achieve your ambitions.

The Child Care Bursary is available to students, who apply for the college’s Access To Higher Education Diploma and apply for a full-time childcare place in the college’s Nursery ‘Here We Grow’

Worth £300, this bursary will help provide financial support towards your Child care costs while studying at The College Merthyr Tydfil.  

To be eligible you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Apply to enrol on the Access to Higher Education course, based at The College Merthyr Tydfil, starting in September 2018 by Friday 27th April 2018.
  • Accept our conditional or unconditional offer of a place on a firm basis by 30th May 2018
  • Apply for the Child Care Bursary by 1 June 2018
  • Be a UK home student
  • Be enrolled on a full-time eligible course at point of payment
  • Be a parent with dependents aged 3 months to aged 3, living at the same address as you and registered for a full-time place at Here We Grow Day Nursery.

Please note that you are still enrolled on the course by the end of January 2019, you will also receive an additional payment of £50.


How is the bursary paid?
You will receive £300, paid directly into your bank account by BACS, during your first term (November 2018). The bursary is worth £300 in your first year only.

How do you apply?
The application process will open from January 2018 onwards. Once you have applied on to one of our foundation degrees, you will be sent a link automatically to apply.  


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