Further Education Bursary

FURTHER EDUCATION BURSARY 

If you’re 18 years old or above at the start date of your course a College Bursary is available for living and travel expenses but is based on your household income. The information below shows the weekly amounts that you might get but the amount is directly related to household income (and any unearned income you may have such as a Pension, Working Tax Credits) and could be less or even zero.

  • You do not need to pay a Bursary back.
  • If you have studied before and received financial help you might not be assessed for a Bursary.
  • You must meet the residency criteria.
  • We aim to assess applications within 4-6 weeks.

Age 18-24 Bursary

Household Income less than £24,275

  • Living with your parents - £84.30
  • Living away from home - £106.53
  • Supporting yourself - £106.53

To claim travel expenses you must live more than 2 miles from College.

Age 25+ Bursary

Household income is less than £20,643

  • Living with your parents - £106.53
  • Living away from home - N/A
  • Supporting yourself - £106.53

To claim travel expenses you must live more than 2 miles from College.

How to Apply

Funding applications for August 2020 courses will open from 15th April 2020.  When you get an offer of a place on a course, the College will automatically send an activation email to the email address provided on your course application form. Once you have created your account you can then start filling out your funding form. You only need to fill out one form and we will assess which type of funding you are eligible for, including travel expenses and course materials, based on your age and personal circumstances. We can also help you with your funding form, email studentfunding@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk.  

Further Information

Scottish Government have created a new website, which has information on all student funding available in Scotland Student Information ScotlandAlso please read our Funding FAQs.

If you do not have access to a computer, don’t worry, you can now apply on most smartphones and tablets.