Carers Scholarship Fund
Carers Trust is thrilled to be a partner of The Open University (OU) Carers Scholarships Fund which offers carers the opportunity to study with the OU for free.
The Open University is a leading distance learning provider. Its flexible, innovative teaching fits around the lives of students who otherwise could not attend a campus-based university.
What is the scholarship?
- 50 scholarships are available in 2020/2021, of which 15 are reserved for young carers aged between 18-25.
- All OU undergraduate credit bearing modules and qualifications up to a maximum of 360 credits are available under this scheme.
- To be eligible, the applicant should be studying with the OU for the first time and be seeking to commence study in the 2020/2021 academic year.
- Full fee waivers will be available for a full undergraduate qualification, up to a maximum of 120 credits per seasonal academic year, 360 credits in total.
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Date revised: 03/03/2020