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The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government,

and they are here to help higher education students find the right information, support and funding.

What SAAS do:

They assess applications for living costs and bursaries for eligible students studying in the UK including:


Nursing and Midwifery Bursary Scheme


Part-time Fee Grant

Disabled Student Allowance

Care Experienced Bursary

If you earn less than £24,000 a year, you may also be eligible for full-funding of your course through SAAS.

Education Grants

Life Fit Charity provides financial assistance to PFA Scotland members who have completed both academic and non-academic courses through an education grant process.

Skills Development Scotland

Individual Training Accounts offer targeted funding which focuses funds on those actively seeking employment.