Apply now to the College bursary scheme 2020


We remain committed to providing the best possible support to policing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response. To reduce the administrative burden on forces, we have removed the requirement to secure sign off from your line manager and force's Learning & Development Lead (or equivalent) prior to submitting your application.

Before you apply, please check the Frequently Asked Questions (link below) to ensure that you meet all the stated eligibility criteria. You must:

  • Be a serving police officer or member of staff, or a National Crime Agency employee, in England or Wales.

  • Be applying for assistance with tuition fees for an undergraduate level course (Level 6) or higher (Masters, PhD, etc).

  • Ensure that the course includes a research component (such as a module on research methods, or a dissertation).

  • Start your course before 1 April 2021 and be applying for funding for study undertaken between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2022.

All applications should be submitted before midnight on Monday 6 April to us at  

The application form and supporting documents can be found below.  Please refer to all of the documentation when completing your application.  If you have any questions please email us.




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