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Additional Support
A range of additional support may be available to you depending on your circumstances and chosen course. 

Part-Time Fee Grant
A part-time fee grant may be awarded by SAA​​S for eligible students who on advanced courses who earn £25,000 a year or less. Call 0300 300 3137 or visit www.saas.gov.uk/part_time/ug/​ to find out more and download an application form.

Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Accounts
Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland.  You must have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training. To find out more about ILAs and what courses are eligible, call 0800 917 8000 or visit www.ilascotland.org.uk.​

Loans
If you are studying for an HNC or HND, you may be eligible to apply for a student loan. You can get general information from SAAS www.saas.gov.uk or for personal advice, please check with a student services advisor.

Childcare
You may be able to claim help towards the costs of registered childcare while you are at the College. If you are studying an HNC or HND, you will need to know that you've taken full entitlement from the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). Please refer to the Funding Information booklet​ for more details.

Discretionary Funds
​Help may be available from the higher education hardship fund or the further education hardship fund, for those in greatest need. Priority will be given to those who need financial help most. For more details, please speak to a student services advisor.

Expenses
Students under 18 on full-time courses below HNC level can be considered for essential kit and travel costs (if out with a 2mile radius of the campus they attend) regardless of parental income.

Other Support
There are a range of benefits and credits which may be available for certain students including living and traveling expenses. For full details, contact our advisors.

We realise that working out your funding for coming to college can be difficult so please don't hesitate to contact our advisors to discuss funding on 0131 669 4400

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