1. Overview

You can apply for help with the costs of further education or university if all of the following are true:

  • one of your parents was killed in service in the armed forces
  • you or a surviving parent are currently receiving bereavement benefits, for example a pension
  • your parent died on or after 1 January 1990
  • you’re 16 or over and in full-time education

You can’t apply if you were the foster child of the person who died.

What you can use the scholarship for

You can use the money to pay tuition fees and your maintenance for:

  • a further education course of up to 3 years
  • your first undergraduate course at a UK university - this can include study abroad if it’s part of the course