Definitions for "Bursaries"
are granted based upon demonstrated financial need, a minimum expectation of academic accomplishment and, in some cases, other forms of earned merit. They may vary in monetary value based upon the level of financial need demonstrated.
Bursaries (and scholarships) are financial help for students primarily from poorer backgrounds that are aimed at easing the transition into higher education and help them successfully complete their studies. Most are means-tested, but some are based on other criteria such as academic merit.
common abbreviation for University Entrance, Bursaries and Scholarships. Also the awards and payments gained within that qualification.