Education: Grants

PFA Scotland provides financial assistance to players who are undertaking both academic and non academic courses.


The levels of grants for the majority of courses are up to a maximum of £300.00 in any one year.  All grants are subject to PFA Scotland Education receiving:

  • A fully completed application form
  • Confirmation of PFA Scotland membership
  • Appropriate receipts as proof of payment for the course
  • Proof of completion of course (or module)

The criteria and policy regarding such funding is as follows:


As part of PFA Scotland’s drive to assist members prepare for life after playing members will be able to apply for funding towards the costs of education and training.


  • Members must have been a paying member for at least 6 months continuously prior to any application being made.
  • Only level 1, 2 and 4 members are eligible to apply.
  • Members must have completed the course before a grant can be awarded.
  • Members must complete an application form and provide all relevant receipts prior to any application being considered.
  • Grants will be for a maximum of 66% of the total cost per course
  • Members will be awarded a maximum of £300 per annum.
  • All grants are awarded at the sole discretion of PFAS and each application will be open to review by the Chief Executive on a case by case basis.


  • Grants will be paid on a quarterly basis at the end of March, June, September and December of each year.

For further information contact Michelle Evans on 07796 171490