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Ocean Estate Bursary Scheme

About the award

Level: Masters, Undergraduate
Course: All
Country: Home
Value: Up to £3000
No. of awards: Refer to Canary Wharf Trust
Deadline: 17 June 2022

More information

Residents of the Ocean Estate* in Stepney who will be taking the first year of a higher education course in the 2022/23 academic year can apply for an Ocean Estate bursary of up to £3000. Bursaries are grants and do not have to be repaid.

  • Applicants must be over 16 years old and must have been ordinarily resident in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for at least three years at the application closing date. 
  • Applicants must live on the Ocean Estate as of 17 June 2022.  Students living on the Ocean Estate for education reasons only will not be eligible.
  • Applicants must not be excluded from welfare benefits due to their immigration status.

There is an online application form which can be found here - Ocean Estate Bursary

The Bursary scheme will be administered by the Tower Hamlets and Canary Wharf Trust using funds the Council required developers to put aside (S106 funds) for the benefit of the local community.

  • The Ocean Estate boundaries are: Mile End Road to the north, the Regents Canal to the east, Halley Street, Aston Street, Matlock Street and Belgrade Street along the southern edge and Stepney Green to the west.

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