A Further Education bursary is available for eligible full-time students, aged 18 and over, for the following courses:

  • Access to Higher Education (SWAP*) – Arts & Social Sciences
  • Access to Higher Education (SWAP) – Primary Education
  • Access to Higher Education (SWAP) – Celtic Studies
  • National Certificate (NC) – Rural Skills
  • Preparation for Further Education

An Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is available for eligible students. The EMA programme aims to provide financial support to 16 to 19 year olds who are attending non-advanced learning in school, college or are on an Activity Agreement. It is also available to those who are home-educated.
* Scottish Wider Access Programme)

For further details:
Administration Office
Newbattle Abbey College
E-mail: office@newbattleabbeycollege.ac.uk
Telephone: 0131 663 1921


Social Sciences: Associate Degree

Students ordinarily resident in Scotland have their tuition fees paid for them. You must apply to the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have your fees paid. Your entitlement to tuition fees and bursary support may be affected if you have already undertaken degree level studies. You should consult SAAS for further guidance.

For further details:
Student Awards Agency Scotland
Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh EH11 3UT
Telephone: 0300 555 0505
Website: www.saas.gov.uk

Student Information Scotland is a new portal open to students. SIS offers Scottish Government guidance on further and higher education funding, including student loans, tuition fees, bursaries and grants, and a comprehensive funding checker and budget calculator.

See Student Information Scotland for your official guide to student finance in Scotland: www.studentinformation.gov.scot


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