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Bursary support

This page outlines the support which may be available to students from the college they are studying at under the bursary scheme in 2012-13. It gives a broad indication of the amounts which may be available, but it is not exhaustive, does not consider all details of the scheme and does not indicate any guaranteed level of support.

Funding

For specific information on your own eligibility and the amount of funding you might receive, you should contact your college student support office.

Bursary support is discretionary, not guaranteed to all eligible applicants. Bursary funds are limited and may not be sufficient to support all eligible applicants. Colleges will consider all eligible applicants but may give priority to those in greatest need.

Support may be available on a discretionary basis for maintenance and for other specific costs. In most cases, this support is means-tested.

Eligibility

  • No alternative source of support
  • Be past your school leaving date
  • Be attending (or applying to) a Scottish further education college
  • Be attending (or applying for) a course below higher national level
  • Be ordinarily resident in Scotland

Other conditions also apply.

Maintenance support

The maintenance rates for full-time study are available in 

Further information

For specific information on your own eligibility and the amount of funding you might receive, you should contact your college Student Support office.

Email: studentsupport@sfc.ac.uk for more information.

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