Costs of learning: student funding guide 2019 to 2020

Funding guide for learners and students including those going to college or university.


An addendum was publish on Wednesday 4th September 2019. An amendment was made on page 12 to the list of study costs students may be eligible for an extra allowance to cover. Study trips have been removed from this list in line with Scottish Funding Council guidance on Further Education bursaries. The PDF and HTML have been amended to reflect this change

ISBN 978 1 83960 070 8 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 623510



What's on offer

Quick Guide

Do I qualify?

Staying on at school or attending college (16-19 year olds)

Full-time Further Education

Full-time Higher Education

Funding for postgraduate courses

Part-time Further Education

Part-time Higher Education

Learning while you work

Other sources of funding


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