Addition of a new valid entry at the request of the Department for Education
C: Service Leaver Bursary
This new valid entry has been added to record where an undergraduate trainee has left full time employment in the British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy within 5 years of beginning the programme (Student.SERLEAVE = 02) and also meets other associated funding eligibility criteria.
The Service Leaver bursary will be paid to eligible trainees in the final two years of their programme. However, this valid entry should be returned in all years of the trainee’s ITT course in order to capture their eligibility to receive it.
Further detail on the new Service Leaver field itself and associated guidance for data reporting can be found in the Student.SERLEAVE field which will be available in the upcoming coding manaul releases.