Superior STEM Bursary Fund

The corporate fund set up by Superior is supporting disadvantaged young people aged 16-25 on STEM courses with bursaries of up to £1,500.

Superior STEM Bursary Fund

This fund is now CLOSED.

The scheme is intended to assist and support individuals to ensure they are able to attend further education in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics).

Applicants must be residents of a specific area in Dorset (check through the link) and plan to attend a STEM course at Bournemouth and Poole College, Brockenhurst College or Bourne Academy Sixth Form.

Applicants must be aged 16-25 who live on a family income of less than £30,000 or have other challenges (care leavers or cared for young people; those who have caring responsibilities for other members of their family; disabled young people and those with special educational needs).

What can I apply for?

Grants of up to £1,500 may be used to support essential costs associated with your course.

Examples include the full cost or a contribution towards:

  • Required equipment or clothing
  • Course fees
  • Travel costs
  • IT equipment

How to Apply:

Before making an application students should first approach their college/sixth form for a bursary. If they then need additional support they may apply for a Superior STEM bursary.

Please read through the STEM Bursary Criteria before you apply.

The Superior STEM bursary Fund is now CLOSED.

If you would like further advice on applying or need the application form in an alternative format, please contact the grants team on 01202 670815 or at

In order for us to follow our decision-making process, the information given in your application will be shared with our independent panel members and/or donors as appropriate. Panel members are subject to a confidentiality agreement. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information on data sharing and storage.

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