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Coming to college is an exciting time in your life and we want to make sure you get the most out of it – and have all your funding and support in place before you start. Whether it be tuition fees, travel expenses or bursaries, all information on support you may need during your time at college can be found here.

To ensure you get the maximum you are entitled to, and get paid on time, apply for funding as soon as you are accepted for your course and invited to apply.

Your application for funding and support will be considered on an individual basis, so make sure you read our guidelines closely and include all the necessary information! If you need further help, send us a quick email with all your questions.


Type of Study Fees Bursary Student Loan EMA Childcare Discretionary

Further Education (Full Time)

Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Further Education (Part Time)

Yes No No Yes Yes Yes

Higher Education (Full Time)

Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes

Higher Education (Part Time)

Yes No No No Yes Yes


  • Further Education courses include National Certificate, Advanced National Certificate, SQA, SVQ or Access Course.
  • Higher Education courses include HNC, HND and Degree.
  • Full-time is 16+ hours.
  • Part-time is under 16 hours.

* Please note the Higher Education Bursaries (Young Persons Bursary and Independent Students Bursary) are accessed via SAAS, and not via the College Funding team.

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