Students from Scotland
Eligible students should apply for fee support under the Part-Time Fee Grant scheme.
Part-time undergraduate students ordinarily resident in Scotland can apply to SAAS for a tuition fee grant. The level of grant available will be linked to the number of credits you are studying.
To receive funding, students must:
meet the normal residency rules that apply for full-time students
have an income of £25,000 or less per year.
be studying an eligible HE course at SCQF levels 7-10 and you must be taking between 30-119 SCQF credits.
|SCQF level||Higher Education Qualification|
|8||Higher National Diploma|
|Diploma in Higher Education|
|7||Higher National Certificate|
|Certificate of Higher Education|
Eligible courses must be at least 4 months long in each academic year.
Tuition Fee Levels
The level of tuition fee support will be pro-rata on the number of SCQF credits you take. If you increase your credits after the cut off-date (1 December for Autumn start courses), you will NOT get a top-up of additional fees. The maximum part-time fee grant will be £1,805 for publicly funded degree level courses.
From Monday 6th December, all new applications must be made using the new online application form. Please visit the SAAS webpage for further information on how to apply -
Please note if you have already made your application for Session 2021/22 you are not required to complete the online application form.
Centre for Open Learning
If you are studying on the Access Programme or Certificate of Higher Education at the Centre for Open Learning, please contact the Registration team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the application process.
Moray House School of Education
If you are studying with Moray House School of Education on the course Froebel in Early Childhood Education, please arrange to see the course administrator (email@example.com) to discuss the application process.
Applications must be with SAAS no later than 6 months after your course start date. The application closing date is 31st March 2022.
Your application will be assessed and if successful you will be sent an award letter by SAAS. You are advised to contact SAAS if you have not heard back from them within 28 days of sending in your application form.