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1 DEREK REEVE FUNDING AVAILABLE ACADEMIC YEAR STUDENT AWARDS AGENCY FOR SCOTLAND

2 Who we are and what we do We are an agency of the Scottish Government with approximately 170 staff We give financial support to all eligible students doing a course of higher education in the UK We process approximately 150,000 applications each year

3 Residence eligibility Ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for the three years immediately before the first day of the academic year of the course (relevant date) and ordinarily resident in Scotland on the same date If you are not a UK or other EU national, you must have ‘settled status’ in the UK as set out in the Immigration Act 1971

4 Course eligibility Higher National Certificate (HNC) Higher National Diploma (HND) Degree Nursing and Midwifery diplomas and degrees PGDE Some postgraduate diplomas

5 Tuition Fees Study in Scotland – we will pay your fees each year if you are eligible EU students studying in Scotland – we will pay your fees each year if you are eligible Study elsewhere in UK – you will pay your own fees up to £9,000 each year or you can take out a student loan to pay all or some of them. The loan for fees is not based on household income.

6 How long will I be funded? Learner journey +1: HNC to HND HNC to Degree HND to degree progression

7 Household Income Whose income we include: Parents/Step Parents Partner or Spouse Student Income Gross Income

8 Young Students Bursary & loan for living costs available to students aged under 25 at start of course Dependant on household income Do not have to repay bursary Household IncomeBursaryLoanTotal £0 to £16,999£1,750£5,500£7,250 £17,000 to £23,999£1,000£5,500£6,500 £24,000 to £33,999£500£5,500£6,000 £34,000 and above£0£4,500

9 Payments Paid Monthly 1 st instalment will be a double payment SAAS pay bursary Student Loans Company pay loan

10 Repayment of the loan Don’t start repaying until the April after you graduate or the April after the leaving course Repay 9% of your annual income over £15,795 Employer will take repayments from your salary Interest is linked to inflation

11 Repayment Examples If you earn £20,000 you will repay 9% of your income over £15,795 each year (9% of £4,205) You’ll repay £31.54 each month from a monthly salary of around £1,300 £30,000 you’ll repay £ each month from a monthly salary of around £1,900

12 Award Notice

13 Award Notice

14 Web Account

15 Disabled Students’ Allowance Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) Speak to Disability Adviser at institution Apply early

16 Allied Health Professions (AHP) Occupational therapy Physiotherapy Radiography Podiatry (Chiropody) Speech and language therapy Orthoptics Dietetics Prosthetics Othotics

17 Support for AHP courses Studying in Scotland Free tuition fees Standard funding package available Placement expenses Studying outside Scotland Free tuition fees Placement expenses

18 Nursing & Midwifery Students’ Bursary (NMSB) Free tuition fees Non income-assessed personal allowance of £6,578 a year Disabled Students’ Allowance Placement expenses

19 Other sources of financial help Discretionary funds College & University Bursaries/Scholarships Educational/Charitable Trusts

20 How and when to apply Applications can be made from April each year You should apply before 30 June to ensure your funding is in place at the start of your course Apply online at You must apply every year and you do not have to wait for exam results

21 Find out more Try our online quiz Phone us on us – Follow us on Facebook & Twitter YouTube channel Visit our office

22 Summary Think about budgeting Income £34,000 or above Apply early and apply every year 30 June – Guarantee date


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